Category: Education Conversations

6ABC's Inside Story Interviews PEF President Farah Jimenez

6ABC’s Inside Story Interviews PEF President Farah Jimenez

By Peg McCool Posted: May 12, 2020

For Philadelphia’s students, what will the future of education look like? On Sunday, May 10, Farah Jimenez, PEF’s President shared…

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Virtual Ed Compact on Distance Learning a Big Hit

Virtual Ed Compact on Distance Learning a Big Hit

By Peg McCool Posted: April 30, 2020

On April 28th, our Education First Compact Series presented “Distance Learning During COVID-19” as a virtual meeting, and it was…

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Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Members Active Locally and Statewide

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Members Active Locally and Statewide

By Peg McCool Posted: April 14, 2020

Throughout this time of physical distancing, the Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem continues to be engaged on several fronts with projects key…

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Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Committee Member, Betsy Payne, Joins PEF Team

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Committee Member, Betsy Payne, Joins PEF Team

By Peg McCool Posted: February 5, 2020

We are delighted to announce that PEF recently hired a Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Manager. Our 10-year grant from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)…

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PEF’s 2019 Shining Star Award Recipient, Maria Khan, Featured in Cabrini News

PEF’s 2019 Shining Star Award Recipient, Maria Khan, Featured in Cabrini News

By Farah Jimenez Posted: July 10, 2019

It takes courage to share your story, especially in front of a room of more than 200 business leaders, philanthropists,…

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