Zarek Recognized with IFE Open Gov Leadership Award @ Icelandic Residence Former Deputy U.S. CTO Cori Zarek Receives IFE Open Government Award H.E. Geir H. Haarde (Embassy of Iceland), Cori Zarek, IFE Diplomatic Steward H.E. Dirk Wouters (Embassy of Belgium), and H.E. Grigor Hovhannissian (Embassy of Armenia) On April 25, 2017 the Institute for Education held…

On April 12th, His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan to the United States, welcomed global leaders, innovators in government and technology, and civic leaders to the Institute for Education’s 18th mayoral address. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Washington, DC’s mayor and representative on the international stage, addressed the crowd and provided an update on Washington, DC’s…

H.E. Maguy Maccario Doyle, Ambassador of Monaco; Jennifer Griffin, FOX News Channel (FNC); Marci Robinson, Robinson Communications; Chair, IFE Board of Stewards; Ms. Wafa B. Bughaighis, Charge d’Affairs of Libya;Jan Smith, Broadcast Journalist; Barrett Karr (special guest); Mary Anne Cook, Counselor; H.E. Hunaina Sultan Ahmed Al-Mughairy; Jennifer Rudy, Microsoft; H.E. Dina Kawar, Ambassador of Jordan…

Jan 30th,2017: Senator Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) Mrs Kay Cochran, and Coach Kathy Kemper welcomed H.E. and Mrs. Kenichirō Sasae, Japan; ​H.E. Bjorn Lyrvall, Sweden​;  H.E. Juan Carlos Pinzon, Colombia; H.E. Dr. Hamdullah Mohib, Afghanistan; ​and H.E. Salem Al-Sabah, Kuwait for lunch in the collegial, prestigious Senate Dining room in the United States Capital. The group discussed  the new administration, the political landscape  and Mississippi’s…

On January 23, the Institute for Education held its kick-off lunch for special friends of IFE was hosted by IFE Steward Judge William Webster. Joining us, off-the-record, was special guest Charlie Black, Chairman of Prime Policy Group (view WSJ: “The Upside to an Unpopular President” by Charlie Black). Marci Robinson (Chair, IFE Board of Stewards) presented David Fenstermaker with…

 To celebrate the milestone of its 25th season, the Institute for Education held a special INFO Salon featuring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith on Thursday December 1st. The conversation was hosted at the 1924 Georgian Revival-style of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Esther Coopersmith and was attended by 17…