Geographical Society of Philadelphia

Some of Our Speakers

Derrick Pitts is the chief astronomer, planetarium director, and NASA Solar System Ambassador(!) for the Franklin Institute.  Derrick started his education at Germantown Academy before attending St. Lawrence University in NY. He has since been awarded honorary doctorates from La Salle University and Rowan University.  His masterful ability to communicate science[…]

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Q&A with Dilek!

Meet Dilek (Dee) Karabucak, our new Executive Director! We thought we’d introduce her by way of a few questions. Q. Where were you born? D.K.: Born in Istanbul; have now lived longer in Philly than I did in Turkey. Q. When did you move to the States? D.K.: 1993 December,[…]

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