News & Events

East by Southeast | article by IFE Fellow Ali Wyne

KAP_IFE_Swiss_Salon-91East by Southwest | Latin America Holds the Keys to the U.S. Pivot to Asia By Ali Wyne | Posted February 26, 2015 | Read online Speaking in Australia last fall, U.S. President Barack Obama pledged that “American leadership in the Asia-Pacific will always be a fundamental focus” of his administration. And the United States will make […]

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Washington Diplomat – March 2015

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IFE hosts Third Annual Fellows Black Tie Dinner

16464518561_07c9cfe965_kOn February 6, 2015, Coach Kathy Kemper hosted the third annual IFE Fellows Black Tie Dinner at her home in Washington, D.C. During the dinner, Fellows showcased wines and cheeses they brought, highlighting histories and tastes the diners would find interesting. Over the gourmet meal, IFE fellows discussed a variety of far-reaching topics, such as […]

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FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks at IFE MTR

Commissioner Ajit Pai, Julia WInn*, Dr. Tyrone Grandison*, Madeleine Lyrvall, Coach Kemper, Ambassdor Bjorn  Lyrvall of Sweden, and Gajen Sunthara*. *Presidential Innovation Fellows.On February 5, 2015, His Excellency Björn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States graciously hosted the Institute for Education’s Media and Technology Roundtable (MTR) with Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Honorable Ajit Pai. The dinner began with Ambassador Lyrvall welcoming Commissioner Pai and guests to the Swedish residency and […]

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Honoring Ina Ginsburg, 2011 IFE Cultural Diplomacy Awardee & Steward

Charlotte Matthysen, IFE International Diplomacy Honoree Ina Ginsburg, Ambassador and Mrs. Jam Matthysen and Coach Kathy Kemper.We are saddened to learn of the passing our dear, dear friend Ina Ginsburg. We are consoled by her legacy and the lasting impression she has left on our hearts… View Ina Ginsburg Gallery | The Washington Post | The New York Times:  INA, arts patron and hostess Words from her admirers: “Ina was a great friend of […]

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IFE 24th Season Kick-off Alibi Lunch

2015-01-28 12.18.38The Institute for Education held its 24th Season Kick-off lunch on Wednesday, January 28th. IFE Steward Judge William H. Webster, former Director of the CIA & FBI, hosted the lunch at The Alibi Club. By invitation only. View: Guest List | Event Photos About our Host: Judge William H. Webster is currently the Chairman of the Homeland Security […]

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  • Testimonials

    …pioneer, dedication, courage, passionate, “and to me, most of all, a warrior.”

    The Honorable Ted Olson, a former solicitor general of the United States introducing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at IFE INFO held September 22, 2014 at U.S. Supreme Court (as published in The Washington Post’s Reliable Source)