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Impact: Promoting Higher Education

La Salle Supports International Students through College Admissions With nearly 200 international students from more than 50 nations, La Salle knows how important small class…

Impact: Empowering Youth to be Global Citizens

Thanks to you, we embarked on a new journey to support an expanded high school exchange program in 2017. With your help, the program has…

Women in Diplomacy Ami Bharat Chheda

Ami Bharat Chheda is an emerging leader who wants to change the lives of youth in India. Ami visited Philadelphia for a month-long fellowship with…

Sports Diplomacy with American Football and Coaches from Russia

In October, Marla Axelrod, director of Legal and Government Affairs for the Philadelphia Eagles gave Russian football coaches and managers the experience of a lifetime…

Impact: Creating Mutual Understanding

Promoting Social Change Through the Arts “I realize that I’ve just had an experience of a lifetime. I am not going to be the same…

Impact: Expanding Business

Eds and Meds continue to be the sectors that attract international businesses and delegations. Philadelphia continues to reach out to China and Japan to expand…

Women in Diplomacy Lauren Swartz

Lauren Swartz’s goal is to position Philadelphia as a global destination for business, talent and  investment. As the senior director of International Business for the…

Impact: Fostering Success for Entrepreneurs

In April, a multinational group of 24 entrepreneurs and professionals visited Philadelphia to connect to our thriving social entrepreneurship sector and share the innovations that…

Celebrating 40 Years of Diplomacy with China and Sister City Tianjin

Philadelphia and Tianjin became Sister Cities on December 6, 1979. Over the last 40 years, Citizen Diplomacy and its members have witnessed the dramatic evolution…

Citizen Diplomats are.. Hosts

All year long, Citizen Diplomats show American hospitality to international guests and make their visit in Philadelphia as enriching as possible through a night of…

Citizen Diplomats are.. Community Connectors

Modelling Diversity and Multiculturalism The Philadelphia chapter of 100 Black Men hosted 10 community leaders and activists from Africa to examine the impact of multiculturalism…

Randy Duque Philadelphia Commission on Human Rights

As deputy director of the Community Relations Division, Randy develops and stewards community partnerships to prevent intergroup tension and promote understanding among the City’s diverse…

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