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IFE INFO Panel on the Internet of Things (IoT)

KAP_IFE_Coopersmith-061The splendid Kalorama home of UNESCO Ambassador Esther Coopersmith is a place where beautiful things, from oil paintings to figurines to antique furniture, are everywhere. On Tuesday, June 16, the Institute for Education held a salon that imagined a future where the things we use are not just attractive and functional, but also smart.  The […]

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IFE Honors Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at U.S. Supreme Court

The Honorable Ted Olson, Coach Kathy Kemper and Ina Ginsburg present Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with IFE's 2014 Cultural Diplomacy Award.More than one hundred and fifty friends of the Institute for Education gathered at the presentation of IFE’s 2014 Cultural Diplomacy Award to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at an evening salon in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court of the United States on Monday, September 22. In celebration of Justice Ginsburg’s passion for […]

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IFE MTR to host Terrell McSweeny, Federal Trade Commission

Belgium_Coat_of_ArmsThe Institute for Education’s Media and Technology Roundtable is pleased to welcome special guest speaker  Commissioner Terrell McSweeny, Federal Trade Commission. Commissioner McSweeny will be introduced by Dr. R. David Edelman, Senior Advisor for Technology & Economic Policy, The White House. The dinner will be hosted by IFE Diplomatic Steward H.E. Johan C. Verbeke, Ambassador […]

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Holiday Kick-off & Champagne

Ambassadors Koukku-Ronde (Finland); Poptodrovoa (Bulgaria); Dahinden (Switzerlad) and Verbeke (Belgium).IFE founders Coach Kathy Kemper and Jim Valentine welcomed neighbors and IFE friends to kick off the holiday season with champagne, Thanksgiving Day, 2014. Folks toasted to the new home at old address after November 2012 house fire. View: “911″ Washington Post article | invitation | event photos

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Washington Diplomat Spotlight “International Tennis”

WD photo_large        International Tennis | As published in The Washington Diplomat’s Spotlight, November 2014    

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IFE INFO to host The Honorable Al Franken (D-MN), U.S. Senate

thThe Institute for Education is pleased to welcome The Honorable Al Franken (D-MN), United States Senate as a distinguished speaker at a INFO Public Policy Roundtable. Senator Franken will be introduced by IFE Steward and AEI Resident Scholar Norm Ornstein, contributing editor and columnist for National Journal and The Atlantic.  The breakfast is to be […]

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    “At a time when partisanship is driving too many Washingtonians apart, Kathy Kemper’s IFE/INFO gatherings have performed a real – and increasingly rare — service: they’ve brought Republicans and Democrats — and the press — together for civilized conversation about the most important issues of the day.”

    -Judy Woodruff, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer