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…

Digital Bipartisanship: Designers and Innovators In an era of hyper-partisanship and political gridlock, at least one common initiative unites the Trump and Obama White House: advancing American leadership by embracing technology and innovation in government. Trump’s Office of American Innovation (OAI), led by Jared Kushner, Reed Cordish, Matt Lira, and Rob Cook, aims to continue…

BY KATHY KEMPER, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – Posted The Hill | 01/23/17 @07:20 PM EST © Getty Images With not even an hour of his presidency to spare, then-President Obama huddled in the holding room in the Capitol, just off the balcony, steps from where then-President-elect Trump would take the oath of office. In this unusual setting,…

By Kathy Kemper | 01/23/2017 12:40 pm ET With not even an hour of his presidency to spare, Barack Obama huddled in the holding room in the U.S. Capitol, just off the balcony, steps from where Donald Trump would take the oath of office. In this unusual setting, the outgoing President signed H.R. 39, the TALENT…

 “We must harness new ideas and technology to remake our government” – President Barack Obama, 2nd Inaugural Address, January 21st, 2013 Harnessing the most innovate ideas and technology – and the most innovative ideators and technologists – is a key mission of the Institute for Education. It’s what we do. In July, we held our…

Some of America’s top technology leaders, meeting for a roundtable discussion recently, foresaw enormous benefits for individual lives in the responsible use and analysis of the world’s growing volume of digital data. Cancer breakthroughs, better ways to fight crime and corruption and resolve traffic problems are possible through a better use of data, said participants at…

Sam Palmisano, former Chairman, CEO and President of IBM and now Chairman of The Center for Global Enterprise (CGE) has collaborated with other business executives and thought leaders on an important new book, Growing Global: Lessons for the New Enterprise. The Institute for Education and CGE recently invited Ambassadors, senior media, Sam and 2 fellow…