Geographical Society of Philadelphia

Leon McCarron – 130th Explorer of the Year

Congratulations to LeonMcCarron …the #GeoSocietyPhila recipient of the special Cecilia Beaux pin which has previously been awarded to explorers such as #RobertPeary, #TheodoreRoosevelt, #NeilArmstrong, #DianaNyad, and #DerrickPitts – to name just a few. Each year since 1891, the Legacy Event honors individuals based on their work in exploring the world[…]

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Some of Our Speakers

Chief Astronomer of Franklin Institute, Dr. Derek Pitts
Chief Astronomer of Franklin Institute, Dr. Derek Pitts

Kae Lani Palmisano is an Emmy Award-Winning television host, food and travel writer, recipe developer, and home cook who loves to explore the journey that food takes to get to the plate. As an “edutainer” her work focuses on having fun with food while educating audiences about where it comes from[…]

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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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The Bulletin Newsletter!

Sign up for our Bulletin Newsletter and be the first to hear about upcoming events, news, and specials.  Contact us at geosocphil@gmail.com To view our Newsletters please click the links below: GEO Bulletin 130th Season GEO Bulletin 129th Season, Spring 2020  Pandemic Edition GEO Bulleting 129th Season, November 2019 Thanksgiving[…]

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