By the age of nine, Zabeth Teelucksingh has been a student in three international school systems, spent time on three continents and learned many different languages, including French, English, Arabic and Spanish. She says she was destined for international work. Teelucksingh puts her experiences to good use as executive director of Global Philadelphia Association (GPA), which serves as a global connector for the Philadelphia region. Under Teelucksingh’s leadership GPA has produced more than 30 international education events each year worked with more than 160 civic leaders. In 2015, Philadelphia became the first World Heritage City in the United States, and GPA produced the World Heritage City Strategic Plan, a World Heritage City movie and the World Heritage Seal for the city.