IFE to host Welcome reception for incoming June AI PIF cohort!

Coach Kathy Kemper, the Mayor of Civic Tech, and the Institute for Education are honored to welcome the 2024 June AI White House Presidential Innovation Fellows cohort. His Excellency Kirstjan Prikk, Ambassador of Estonia to the U.S., will cohost the reception at the Embassy of Estonia on the historic Embassy Row in Washington, DC.  Ambassador PrikkCoach Kemper, Aneesh Chopra (the first U.S. CTO), and John Paul Farmer (PIF Program co-founder) will give special remarks. By invitation only.

The AI Executive Order announced in October 2023 directly references Presidential Innovation Fellows as part of the AI talent pipeline, so the PIF AI cohort, starting in June 2024, will focus on artificial intelligence initiatives.

The new fellows and their agencies are:

  • Maria Botchkova, U.S. Department of Justice
  • John Cronin, Department of Defense
  • Brian Karfunkel, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Nandini Nayak, Ph.D., Federal Housing Finance Agency
  • Anjali Patel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • James Pavur, Ph.D., U.S. Department of State
  • Pranava Raparla, Department of Energy
  • Scott Riffle, Department of Defense
  • Arushi Saxena, Office of Management and Budget
  • Matthew R. Versaggi, MS, MBA, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Rebecca N. White, U.S. Department of Justice

Check out other IFE events celebrating Civic Tech:


Jul 29 2024


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Cottage


The Cottage