IFE’s 26th Season

2017 Programs & Events

July 30, 2017

IFE 4th Annual Innovation Cook Out, hosted by IFE Innovation Steward, Dr. Amy Geng, and Todd Park. By invitation only.

August 20, 2017

Team IFE Pool Party hosted by IFE Senior Fellow, George Zaidan (Host of MSNBC’S Make me a Millionaire Inventor). By invitation only.

August 31, 2017

IFE will celebrate its Second Annual Social Secretaries Lunch honoring the hardwork on our diplomatic communities gate keepers. By invitation only.

September 1, 2017

Coach Kemper will be delivering the keynote address at the American Swimming Coaches Association World Clinic.

September 13, 2017

IFE INFO will host Congresswomen Debbie Dingell, representing Michigan’s 12th District, for a breakfast forum. Venue and time to be determined. By invitation only.

September 15, 2017

The Institute for Education with the YPO Gold Chapters of Arizona and Florida will host “42 Faith: The rest of the Jackie Robinson Story” author Ed Henry.  The evening salon will be hosted by H.E. Pisan Manawapat, Ambassador of Thailand to the United States. By invitation only.


  • Rob Cook, Academy Award winner and Commissioner of GSA Transformation Technology Services
  • Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)
  • John Harwood, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent
  • Matt Lira, Special Assistant to the president for innovation policy and initiatives
  • Congressman Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader (Representing California’s 23rd district)
  • Ajit Pai, Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission

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