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IFE NextGen to host speaker Jennifer Griffin National Security Correspondent for FOX News

204x204-jennifer-griffinThe Institute for Education’s NextGen Roundtable is honored to host Jennifer Griffin, National Security Correspondent for FOX News on April 29. The Roundtable will be held at Alice Deal Middle School, By invitation only. About our Speaker: Jennifer Griffin currently serves as a national security correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). She joined FNC in October 1999 […]

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IFE NextGen to host speaker Eleanor Clift of The Daily Beast

clift headshotThe Institute for Education’s NextGen Roundtable is honored to host special guest speaker Eleanor Clift, Washington Correspondent of The Daily Beast on Monday, May 11. The Roundtable will take place at Alice Deal Middle School. By invitation only. About our speaker: Eleanor Clift Eleanor Clift is a Washington correspondent for the Daily Beast, an online news site. […]

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IFE INFO hosts panel on The Future of Wearable Tech

PIFS with HE Verbeke and CoachOn a brisk early spring evening guests gathered to listen, learn and discuss the future of wearable technology at the beautiful hilltop residence of the Belgian Ambassador. Led by a well-versed panel—Lea Shanley (NASA), Andrea Ippolito (Department of Veterans Affairs), Gajen Sunthara (Department of Health and Human Services)—that brought together expertise from the private sector, […]

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IFE Fellows at Gridiron

Chris Golden, Coach Kemper and Dr. R. David EdelmanObama’s standup routine drew laughs from the audience of more than 650 journalists, lawmakers, administration officials, military officials and others at the Gridiron’s 130th gathering. By tradition, Washington insiders put aside their differences for an evening of laughter, schmoozing and charity fundraising. The Gridiron Club and Foundation, founded in 1885, has drawn every president after […]

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Women in Power Lunch

Anne Vasara, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Finland; Claudia Fritsche, Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein; Soili Mäkeläinen-Buhanist; Embassy of Finland; Liberata Mulamula, Ambassador of Tanzania; Oliver Wonekha, Ambassador of Uganda; Hostess H.E. Ritva Koukku-Ronde; Nina Easton, Fortune; Beverly Kirk, CSIS International: Amélia Matos Sumbana, Ambassador of Mozambique; (seated) Susan Molinari,Google and ; Coach Kathy Kemper, IFE with Jennifer Rudy, Microsoft. and Cheri McGuire, Symantec Corporation.On March 17th, the Institute for Education partnered with the Embassy of Finland to host an elegant lunch at the residence of Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Finland’s ambassador to the United States.  The guest of honor was Nina Easton, senior editor at Fortune Magazine and co-chair of its annual Most Powerful Women Summit. Speaking on the topic of “America’s […]

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Two first ladies with much in common

373045_7533944086_1325429594_nTwo first ladies with much in common By Kathy Kemper | Published in The Hill, March 12, 2015, 04:00 pm  First Lady Michelle Obama’s planned visit to Japan next week carries a message of goodwill to one of the closest U.S. allies. But the most intriguing part of this trip could be watching the dynamic Mrs. […]

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    “As someone who attends a lot of activities in Washington, Kathy Kemper’s IFE INFO gatherings are unique. They combine a rare mix of leaders from nationally renowned journalists, to local and national business people, Ambassadors and even Supreme Court Justices. They allow me to widen my view and expand my thinking.”

    -Chris Caine, IFE Board of Stewards