Philadelphia partner Beth Diffley has been selected by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia as a member of the 2019 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange (GPLEX) Cohort. The GPLEX Cohort is a diverse network of the region’s creative and influential leaders. Beth serves on several of Drinker Biddle’s committees, including the Women’s Leadership Committee, and runs various aspects of the corporate associates training program. She is committed to women’s rights and community engagement, and serves on the boards of directors of several Philadelphia nonprofits.
The theme for 2019’s conference, “Building Connections, Sparking Innovation,” speaks to the core objective at the Economy League—fostering a network of Philadelphia change-makers dedicated to strengthening the region. The topics they are exploring include:
- criminal justice reform
- neighborhood revitalization
- sustainability in action
- innovations in public health
The Economy League addresses critical issues facing Greater Philadelphia by providing impactful research, connecting diverse leaders and advancing shared solutions. Since its founding in 1909, the Economy League has believed that high-quality analysis and practical insight about the region’s most important challenges and opportunities, combined with collaborative, cross-sector leadership are crucial drivers of prosperity in Greater Philadelphia.