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 31, 2017 the Institute for Education celebrated the bipartisan effort to tap into the country’s technology expertise and promote an open government. Republicans and Democrats joined IFE’s Innovation Team in advocating for collaboration, soft diplomacy, and common ground. The reception was graciously hosted by the Ambassador of Colombia H.E. Juan Carlos Pinzón with special…

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…

On January 23, the Institute for Education held its annual kick-off lunch for special friends of IFE. IFE Steward Judge William Webster hosted the lunch at the historic Alibi Club. 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…