2017 Nobels Feted At DC’s “Oscars” Our nation’s capital had the honor of feting the Nobel Laureates, in a preview of Stockholm’s full red carpet festivities, at what is widely considered D.C.’s glitziest night of the year — D.C.’s Oscars! This year there were eight American recipients of the Prize in a wide variety of…

IFE founders Coach Kathy Kemper and Jim Valentine continued their lifelong mission of engaging the global and local community by welcoming friends and neighbors to the Fourth annual Holiday Champagne Toast Kick–Off. Diplomats from all corners of the world, including  IFE’s Diplomat Steward, The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium Dirk Wouters, Japan, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore,…

On November 27th, the Afghan Embassy and the Institute for Education​ hosted an intimate, on-the-record conversation between Washington Post columnist and CNN political analyst Josh Rogin and His Excellency Dr. Hamdullah Mohib, who was appointed to serve as Afghan ambassador to the United States at just 32. The distinguished audience included several ambassadors, former U.S. government officials who have worked…

“Our government is only who shows up. That’s all it is.” These words were shared on Saturday evening by former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith in her welcome to the newest class of White House Presidential Innovation Fellows. Smith expressed her hope and excitement for further ingenuity in government, as these bright minds begin…

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…