On Saturday, October 21 IFE leadership, along with the Presidential Innovation Fellows Foundation, will welcome the Fifth Class of PIFs to our Capital City. A Jeffersonian Dinner will be held at The Cottage to celebrate “PIFdom”. By invitation only. A Dinner Party—With a Twist. For a Jeffersonian Dinner, approximately twelve individuals, some of whom may already know one another but others…

There is now more computing power in the phone in the palm of your hand than there was in the space shuttle that took the first man to the moon. That’s an incredible statement when you take a step back and really think about it. Technology is evolving at a blinding pace. What was innovative…

Last month, a national controversy erupted when a male engineer at Google suggested that women were inherently inferior to men. I was immediately brought back to the year 1973. Billie Jean King had already rocked professional tennis and stunned the world by smashing every last glass ceiling in tennis with her powerful serve and tireless…

The Institute for Education’s Women in Power forum with host guest speaker Emma King Doyle, Chief of Staff to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. The dinner will be hosted by The Ambassador of Finland Kirsti Kauppi at the Finnish residence. By invitation only. About our Special Guest: Emma Doyle is the Chief of Staff…

Playbook:  POLITICO’s must-read briefing on what’s driving the day in Washington THE FINANCIAL TIMES held an anniversary party last night at the Observatory at America’s Square hosted by Lionel Barber, Gillian Tett and Demetri Sevastopulo, whose birthday was yesterday. The food included lamb chops, seared tuna and roast beef and boozy pink lemonade was also…

IFE welcomed the social secretaries of DC’s embassies to the Congressional Country Club for a luncheon to honor all the work they do as the diplomatic community’s gatekeepers. Luckily the weather was perfect as women from the Embassies of Finland, Afghanistan, France, Liechtenstein, Japan, Belgium, Mozambique, Portugal, Lithuania, Germany, Luxembourg, Mexico, Cyprus, Colombia, and Austria…