InSight, International Center for Research on Women, Summer 2007 Kathy Kemper is fellow and founder of the Institute for Education (IFE), a foundation with a mission to foster bipartisan dialogue, cultivate friendships and provide leadership that can solve problems. IFE sponsors INFO, the public affairs breakfast series that has become one of D.C.’s premier forums…

By Coach Kathy Kemper Published on February 2007 Washington Live Magazine One of the crowning achievements of Mayor Tony Williams’ tenure was his success in bringing the nation’s pastime back to the nation’s capitol. Beyond the revitalization of SE Washington and the positive economic impact Major League Baseball is having on the district, Mayor Williams…

A gathering celebrating the Center for International Education at Washington International School was held Sunday at the home of AOL founder Jim Kimsey, though we hear that no one got to see his gym, spa or hair parlor. The event collected, among other things, a $7,000 check from PricewaterhouseCoopers’ vice chairman, Carter Pate. In addition…

Two dozen exceptionally “civil” guests dined at the long table of the Belgian embassy residence for the International Foundation for Education’s Civility Awards; well-named, given the topic (and given the host, polished and urbane ambassador Dominique Struye de Swielande). Tennis coach Kathy Kemper, founder and CEO of the IFE, praised the honorees, Senator Susan Collins…

By Jeff Dufour and Patrick Gavin Published on 12/1/2006 The Examiner Yeas and Nays D.C. wants the Olympics (in 2016) and China’s got ’em (in 2008). So it would behoove interested Washingtonians to learn a thing or two from the Chinese about how to bring the Olympics to your neck of the woods. Well, such…

Published on November 2006 Washington Life Polish Ambassador JANUSZ REITER and his wife HANNA flank Rep. TOM DAVIS and his wife JEANNEMARIE DEVOLITES at the Institute for Education’s celebration of “Civility: The Politics of Common Ground” on September 25 at the Polish embassy residence. Davis and Mayor Anthony Williams were honored for their bipartisan cooperation…

By Jeff Dufour and Patrick Gavin Published on 11/10/2006 The Examiner Yeas and Nays Who knew that one of the hottest topics in the 2006 midterm elections would be … drapes? The whole thing started before the election, when Republicans charged Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., with prematurely “measuring the drapes” in anticipation of a Democratic…