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Apply Now Become a Philadelphia Homestay Host and help your family to experience the diversity of the world firsthand. Homestay hosting offers Philadelphia families, of all shapes and sizes, the opportunity to share American life…

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Stories of Citizen Diplomacy: Connecting Philadelphia to the World

South Asian a cappella group Penn Masala has been selected to represent the Philadelphia area as a cultural performer at the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The University of…

Words of Inspiration about Inclusive Leadership

In December’s Diplomacy and Dialogue, we sat down with two influential women, Rotem Cohen Kahlon and Uva Coles, and learned about how they’re advocating for…

2021 YTILI Fellows originate from Croatia, Greece, Estonia, Hungary, Iceland, Romania and Russia.

Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI)

Since its launch in 2016, approximately 300 alumni from across Europe have bolstered their business skills and transatlantic partnerships through the YTILI Fellowship Program. YTILI…

Penn Masala to Represent Philadelphia USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

South Asian a cappella group Penn Masala has been selected to represent the Philadelphia area as a cultural performer at the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The University of…

NATIONAL GRATITUDE MONTH: Citizen Diplomat Malcolm J. Ingram

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL GRATITUDE MONTH We’re grateful for International Education and the thoughtful leaders produced by these valuable learning experiences. #IEW2021 Did you know that…

In Person Programming Returns with a Timely Program on Community Policing

In the summer and fall of 2020, marches and civil unrest erupted in Philadelphia and across the United States, capturing worldwide attention. Images of both…

National Gratitude month: Spangles Design’s for Diversity

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL GRATITUDE MONTH The grassroots nature of face-to-face conversations relies on hundreds of individuals each year, from all over our region, to be Citizen…

Expo 2020 Dubai

Have you heard of Expo 2020 Dubai? If you haven’t yet, here is your chance to read up on this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Taking place October 1,…

Donor Appreciation Afternoon Tea Recap

Here at Citizen Diplomacy International, we are always happy to express our gratitude for our amazing supporters and donors who help to make our programs…

Sister City High School Exchange Teacher Receives Prestigious Award

“Nobody is more deserving!!!” exclaimed principal Nimet Eren On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Angela Iovine, from Kensington Health Sciences Academy (KHSA), will receive the National Liberty Museum’s Teacher as…

Wendy Williams Receives Global Ties Network Decade of Impact Leadership Award

It is with great honor that we congratulate board member Wendy Williams for receiving the Global Ties Network “Decade of Impact Leadership Award.” Her membership…

Citizen Diplomat Academy: Alia Baher Aboraya

6th of October City, Egypt I am a few months shy of 20 years old. Two years ago, I graduated from an all-girls catholic school,…

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