Global Outreach

‘Communities for Childbirth’ in action

President Engagement Prize winner and  fourth-year Seungwon ‘Lucy’ Lee is creating a coordinated referral system of first responders, emergency dispatchers, and systemized hospital networks to improve emergency maternal health care in Uganda.

Kristina García

In the News

Philadelphia Inquirer

Scholars at risk in their own countries find a new home at Penn

Penn Global’s Scholars-at-Risk program is featured. Global’s Ezekiel J. Emanuel and Scott Moore, Penn Carey Law’s Eric Feldman, and Wharton’s Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, along with former and current scholars Angel Alvarado, Pavel Golubev, and Jawad Moradi are interviewed.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Ways to help victims of war this holiday season

Perry World House Visiting Fellow Trudy Rubin shares resources to help those affected by war, including initiatives by the Center for Global Health and Penn Medicine.


USA Today

False claim WEF called for consumption of human waste to fight climate change

Scott Moore of Global Initiatives says the World Economic Forum, as a nongovernmental organization, has no legal status to exercise the functions of sovereign states.


Hindustan Times (Delhi)

University of Pennsylvania celebrates 25 years of its India institute

Emily Hannum of the School of Arts & Sciences says that the University of Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India has served as a tremendous resource for scholars looking to globally connect and engage with India.


Ghana News Agency

Law firm engages women on domestic violence

A visiting student delegation from Penn Carey Law helped engage Ghanese women in a community legal outreach training program on domestic violence and women empowerment.


CBS Philadelphia

UPenn doctor traveled overseas to help Syria, Turkey with deadly earthquake

Nahreen Ahmed of the Perelman School of Medicine spent 10 days helping victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.