"Coach" Kathy Kemper

CEO, Institute for Education (IFE)

Kathy rose to prominence – and earned the nickname “Coach” – as head of Georgetown University’s women’s tennis team, followed by a 30-year career coaching celebrities, pro athletes, monarchs and ambassadors, Supreme Court justices, top presidential appointees, and members of Congress. She founded IFE in 1992 to engage the global community to harness the power of soft diplomacy, innovation, data and technology. IFE partners with USC on summer camps teaching computer science to underserved youth. Coach was named to Washington Life Magazine’s top “Tech 25” in DC.