VIP Former Fellows:

  • Andrei Cherny:  Democratic Candidate for U.S. Congress, Arizona Assistant Attorney General,  Founder and Co-Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Author of The Next Deal: The Future of Public Life and The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America’s Finest Hour.
  • Jon Favreau: White House Director of Speechwriting, Deputy Speechwriter for John Kerry’s Presidential Campaign

Distinguished Fellow:

  • The Hon. Dr. R. David Edelman: Yale University; Former: Special Assistant to the President for Economic & Technology Policy, The White House; Director of Projects on Technology, the Economy, and National Security (TENS) at MIT

Senior Fellows:

  • Joanne Ke: Oxford University, BA; Georgetown University, MA; Global Development Incubator
  • George Zaidan: MIT, 2008; Freelance writer and producer. Host and co-writer of Seasoned with Weather on The Weather Channel; creator, host and writer of Pocket Science; Co-host of  CNBC’s “Make me a Millionaire Inventor“; Author of “Ingredients”

IFE Digital Innovation Fellows:

  • Chris Golden: American University, 2010; Digital Analytics Manager,
  • Maggie Eason: George Mason 2020; IFE Social Media Manager

Innovation Fellows:

  • Brandon Kline: USC, Marshall School of Business
  • Maria Kline
  • Christina Valentine: Washington International School, 2011; St. Andrews University Scotland, 2011-2012; University of Southern California, 2015; Learn Serve  Japan 2010; Learn Serve Paraguay 2009; LearnServe Mexico 2012; Intern at Personal, Inc.; Singapore, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network.
  • Kelsey Valentine: Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 2018, Washington International School, 2011; University of Southern California, 2013; Trustee Scholar USC, LearnServe China 2007, Learn Serve Japan, 2008, Learn Serve Mexico 2010; LearnServe Mexico 2012

Deputy CTO

  • Emily Lovell: American University, 2016; NextGen & Innovation Program Assistant; CET Study Abroad-Fall 2014: Jordan; U.S. Department of State; IFE’s Open Tech Program Manager

Director Of Fellows & Interns:

  • Quenton Horton: IFE LearnServe China, 2007; LearnServe Egypt 2011 assistant; LearnServe Zambia; Prince George’s Community College

Current IFE Fellows:

  • Julianna Cavano: American University 2017; U.S. Department of State
  • Guillaume Jacquemin
  • Alexandra L. Nemeth: U.S. Department of State
  • Zachary Smith, University of Southern California, 2015. Ernst & Young
  • Roddy Sortos
  • Douglas Tusing: University of Virginia, 2016; Glacier
  • Ali Wyne: MIT; Associate at the Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School, Contributing Analyst at Wikistrat; Current: Policy Analyst for RAND

Past IFE Fellows:

  • James Adams: Sewanee, 2015
  • Leah Bannon: The George Washington University, BA; Johns Hopkins University, MA; F18
  • Katey Connolly: American University, 2018; Social Medias Manager IFE
  • Jordan D’Eri: American University 2013, LearnServe Egypt 2011, National Science Foundation
  • Carine Dumit: The George Washington University; Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Pascale Dumit: The George Washington University; Spectrum Management Engineer, ITT Corporation
  • Nick Gaines: Community Engineer, Silicon Harem
  • Laura Gerhardt: Berkeley, ; Tufts University; Communications Coordinator for Burness Digital, Burness Communications
  • Ghadeer El Ghamry: Faculty of Pharmacy  Cairo University, LearnServe Egypt 2011
  • Cassie Griffin: UVA, 2010; Peace Corps; Intern, US Commission on International Religious Freedom, EPA, The Rutherford Institute
  • Michael Klemens: Lafayette College, 2012; LearnServe Egypt 2011; JPMorgan
  • Tomas Kloosterman: American University 2018
  • Carla Langjahr: William and Mary, MBA; Senior Business Analyst at Dynamics Research Corporation, International Trade Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce in the International Trade Administration in the Office of Manufacturing and Services
  • Jean Lee: University of Chicago, 2016
  • Eli Liebman:  Masters of Math and Statistics program; Duke University 2014
  • Skyla Lilly: American University, 2013; LearnServe Egypt 2011
  • Toby McCarroll American University, 2016; Research Manager at the Center for Global Enterprise
  • Mballa Mendouga: Washington International School, 2009; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
  • Stephanie S. Miedema: MA International Diplomacy, gender and foreign policy; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
  • Maria Nikias, USC, Marshall School of Business
  • Nathalia Penton: American University, 2016; IFE NextGen Program Manager
  • Genelle Quarles: UMBC, Senior Coordinator for Burness Digital at Burness Communications
  • Cornelius Queen: Johns Hopkins 2011; LearnServe Egypt 2011
  • Nicholas Roberts: American University, 2014; Learn Serve Jamaica, 2012; Innovation Program Assistant
  • Reda Saeed: Egyptologist
  • Paul Selker: Yale University; President, Spark Street Digital
  • Nick Seaver: The George Washington University; Senior Associate for Health & Science Advocacy, Burness Communications
  • Ester Strommen: Washington International School, 2011; St. Andrews University Scotland, 2015
  • Hugh Sullivan: Yale University; Teaching Fellow, The Yale-China Association; Assistant Director of Development, The Johns Hopkins University SAIS Hopkins-Nanjing Center
  • Sami Tahaari: UC Berkeley; Marketing Division of Mandate International, Executive Training Program at Lionsgate Entertainment
  • Zaahira Wyne: University of Virginia, 2006; Business Manager at Economic Policy International; IFE Discover China Program Director, 2010

List of IFE Interns