Institute of Education Announces Kristen Honey as new Director of Innovation

2019 High Impact Award Recipient Dr. Kristen Honey. Award presented by Coach Kathy Kemper and Megan Smith.
WASHINGTON, DC – Institute for Education (IFE) Founder and CEO Coach Kathy Kemper announced today that Dr. Kristen Honey, a respected leader in civic technology and innovation in government, will join the IFE senior leadership team in a new role as IFE Director of Innovation.
Dr. Honey currently serves as Innovator in Residence in the Office of the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Chief Technology Officer. In this role, she provides leadership and direction on data, technology, innovation, and strategy for Lyme disease, tick-borne diseases, and other complex health challenges. Dr. Honey also serves as a Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University, with an expertise in cross-disciplinary methods and integrated systems biology. Previously, Dr. Honey was a Senior Policy Analyst in the Office of Management and Budget and Policy Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Police (OSTP) in the Obama Administration.
In making this announcement, Coach Kathy Kemper, Institute for Education Founder and CEO said,  “Dr. Kristen Honey is a #CivicTechService rockstar and a dynamic innovator who has excelled throughout her entire career, breaking down barriers and serving as a mentor to a new generation of public servants. I am thrilled to welcome her to the Institute for Education senior leadership team.”


In July, Dr. Honey was awarded the Institute for Education High Impact Award for her leadership at the 6th Annual IFE Innovation Cookout at Congressional Country Club.
The Institute for Education (IFE) is a nonprofit organization committed to engaging the global community to harness the power of soft diplomacy, innovation, and data. We partner with diplomats, entrepreneurs, technologists, journalists and leaders from across the political spectrum to promote bipartisanship, foster Washington D.C. culture, and encourage Tech-in-Gov. Recently, IFE held its 6th Annual Innovation Cookout and historic Congressional Country Club, welcoming hundreds of attendees representing the growth of the #CivicTechService movement, from Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF) program co-founders John Paul Farmer and Todd Park to 2019 fellows with Coding It Forward, an elite coding fellowship program.

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