GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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Consult the pages below for news about international affairs in the region and the activities of the organizations, businesses, people, and communities that contribute to the global character of Philadelphia.  

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By Gary Wooten Last fall, the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA), announced during a virtual event that they were the recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon Change-Capital Grant for Digital Humanities in the amount of one million dollars. 
January 11, 2022
By Peak Johnson    Global Philadelphia had the opportunity to speak with Jillian Patricia Pirtle, who is being awarded the 2021 Globy for Heritage and Preservation Leadership. In addition to being the CEO of the Marian Anderson Museum and Historical Society, Patricia Pirtle is a professional stage and opera artist.  
December 7, 2021
By Matt Izzo   Earlier this month, Global Philadelphia and Temple University celebrated the unveiling of a piece of public art supporting Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 10: Reduced Inequalities. The event was held at Temple’s Science Education and Research Center (SERC), which is just around the corner from where the artwork is mounted on Anderson Hall. Through the SDG public art campaign, Temple’s Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy, and Leadership (IDEAL) initiative received a $3,000 grant from the Office of International Affairs (OIA). 
December 1, 2021
Penn faculty, researchers, and students at the COP26 conference reflect on some of the biggest issues facing climate action.
November 16, 2021
By Leticia Rosa  This fall, I visited Cherry street Pier to view the unique artwork displayed at the Philadelphia Design Festival. The festival showed beautiful artwork in various forms, such as sculptures, architectural designs, and paintings. As I ventured around to see the beautiful landscape of designs all around me, I was moved to see how the art reflected so elegantly the different cultures, attitudes, and beliefs held in the Philadelphia region. 
November 15, 2021
By Peak Johnson Dr. Stephen Tang, President and CEO of OraSure Technologies will be the recipient of Global Philadelphia’s 2021 Globy Award for Corporate Leadership on December 13. Before becoming president and CEO, Dr. Tang joined the OraSure Board in April 2011 and was the Company’s Chairman of the Board from 2016-2018.  Global Philadelphia had the opportunity to speak to Dr. Tang about his nomination, Orasure, and his thoughts on leadership. 
November 15, 2021
The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) announce artist Eliza Nobles, who will paint Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #7 Affordable and Clean Energy as part of GPA’s Philadelphia city public art campaign honoring each of the 17 SDGs Media Contact: Graziella DiNuzzo – 609-680-7670 – [email protected]
November 11, 2021