Fabiola Cineas

Senior Editor

Fabiola Cineas is the Senior Editor at Philadelphia magazine, where she covers innovation in everything from Philly’s small startups to its large corporations. Her work often explores Philly’s innovation future as anchored by the city's growing tech community and its established eds & meds sector. Her reporting also explores the state of jobs and workplaces, leadership, and commercial development.

Before covering the local economy, she covered education in Philly and in her hometown of New York City. And before launching her career in journalism, she taught seventh-graders in Camden, New Jersey. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Dickinson College.

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Penn’s Rapid Move-Out Plan Puts Heavy Burden on International Students

We talked to a junior whose home country of Mongolia has closed its borders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Penn’s requirement that students leave campus has her, and other international students, scrambling to figure out their plans.

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Saxbys’ Nick Bayer on Putting Millennials in Charge and Starting Without a Business Plan

As the coffee brand makes its way into the Certified B Corps club, its founder is ready to prove you can do well while doing good.

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25 Stats That Show How Black People Are Really Doing in Philly

As we celebrate Black History Month, here’s a snapshot of where black Philadelphia is now and why the fight for equity is still far from over.

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I Love My Job: Lagos Founder and Creative Director Steven Lagos on How Strong, Smart Women Inspire His Designs

With Valentine’s Day — a.k.a. jewelry season — approaching, the renowned designer talks about what it takes to keep a four-decade-old business fresh and why he has no plans to ever leave Philadelphia.

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Philly’s New Archbishop Might Not Be as Progressive as You Think

Nelson Pérez starts his new gig in two weeks, and a big question about the direction of the local church hangs in the balance.

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This Wedding Begins in Costa Rica and Ends With Tacos and Margs at Mission Taqueria

The on-the-beach ceremony had just nine guests. The party in Philly that followed included over 100.

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Life-Sciences VC Osagie Imasogie on Passion, Diversity, and the Need to Fail Fast

The Philly entrepreneur is on an endless quest to boost the life-sciences industry.


Join BizPhilly for a Talk With Serial Entrepreneur Osagie Imasogie

On December 3rd, the PIPV Capital co-founder and managing partner will join us for a conversation about attracting capital to Philly’s startup ecosystem.


It’s 2039. Here’s How Philly Lowered the Poverty Rate and Solved Income Inequality.

Bill Golderer, Rob Wonderling, and Omar Woodard to map out our path to a more equitable Philadelphia at ThinkFest 2019.

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It’s 2039. Philadelphia Is America’s Greatest City. How Did We Get Here?

Join Philly’s most influential people at ThinkFest 2019 and find out.


I Love My Job: Philly PR Girl Kate Marlys on the Good, Bad, and Ugly of Public Relations

There’s no doubt the local powerhouse loves her job. Here’s her take on hustling and making it in the industry.


I Love My Job: The Man Behind Fashion District, the Gallery’s $420M Revamp

The massive new Center City mall opens Thursday. Here’s why Joe Coradino isn’t nervous.


I Love My Job: REC Philly Duo Dave Silver and Will Toms

The leaders are spearheading a revolution that celebrates and boosts Philadelphia’s creative economy. Here’s a closer look at their vision.


I Love My Job: This Philly Designer Quit Her Job to Launch This Popular Clothing Brand

D’IYANU founder and CEO Adesola Elabor didn’t want to waste any more time doing what she didn’t enjoy.

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Inside Candace Owens’ Misinformation Campaign

With Blexit, Owens is pushing black people to leave the Democratic Party. But is anyone buying in?