30th (+1!) Anniversary Gala and Chancellor’s Dinner

Wed Oct 27 2021 at 06:00 pm to 09:30 pm

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection | Washington

The Institute of World Politics
Publisher/HostThe Institute of World Politics
30th (+1!) Anniversary Gala and Chancellor\u2019s Dinner
Join IWP supporters, alumni, and friends to celebrate the 30th (+1!) anniversary of The Institute of World Politics!
About this Event

Why: Since its founding, IWP has grown into the nation’s premier graduate school dedicated to developing leaders with a sound understanding of international realities and the ethical conduct of statecraft, based on knowledge and appreciation of the founding principles of the American political economy and the Western moral tradition.*

*Due to Covid-19, we will celebrate our 30th (+1!) anniversary in 2021 instead of celebrating our 30th anniversary in 2020. 

Schedule of Events:

  • 6:00 pm Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 pm Dinner and Program
  • Dessert Reception and Dancing to Follow

Keynote Speaker: GEN (Ret) Keith Alexander, Founder & Co-CEO, IronNet Cybersecurity

Master of Ceremonies: John Smyth, Managing Director and Wealth Manager, First Republic Investment Management; Board of Advisors, IWP

Sponsorship & Tickets: For information on sponsorship opportunities or to download a form to mail in with a check, please click here.

With any questions, please contact [email protected] or call 202.462.2101. If you cannot attend but would like to make a donation to the Institute, please click here.

Dress: Black Tie or Military Dress Equivalent

Accommodations: IWP has a limited room block at the Mayflower Hotel for the nights of October 25-28, 2021 for the rate of $319/night. Reservations may be made online or by calling 1 (877) 212-5752 or (202) 347-3000. The cutoff date for this room rate is October 4, 2021. Make sure you mention “The Institute of World Politics” when making the reservation.

Gala Co-Chairs

John Lovewell

Hon. Edward F. Reilly

Gala Committee

Hal Lambert, CFA

Heidi Le Baron Leupp

Michael Maibach

GENERAL(R) Raymond T. Odierno

Hon. Peter Schaumber

Donald V. Smith

John Smyth

Jacqueline T. Wieland

Anita Winsor

Ambassador Aldona Woś

Many Thanks to our Sponsors:


The William H. Donner Foundation

Donald V. Smith

The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation


Craig and Margaret London, Woodside Farm Vineyard

John and Cynthia Lovewell

The Philadelphia Trust Company

Peter and Kathie Schaumber

John and Jenifer Smyth

Jacqueline T. Wieland, AIF, First Vice President-Investments of Stifel

The Zurlo Family


Eileen Atwood

Alyssa and Ashfaque Chowdhury

Heidi and Jay Leupp

Amb. Louise V. Oliver

Marc and Jane Rogers

Please note that as of July 31st, facemasks are required indoors in Washington, D.C.

Event Photos

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, United States


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