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The Institute of World Politics 2022 Gala

Wed, Sep 28, 2022, 6:00pm - 11:00pm


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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.
Date Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Schedule of Events 6:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm Dinner and Program
Dessert Reception and Dancing to Follow
Location The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202
Keynote Speaker Walter Russell Mead
Wall Street Journal Columnist
Accommodations IWP has a limited room block at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City for the nights of September 26-29, 2022 for the rate of $359/night. Reservations may be made online. The cutoff date for this room rate is September 5, 2022.
Sponsorship & Tickets Download our sponsorship opportunity form to mail in with a check. With any questions, please contact or call 202.462.2101. If you cannot attend but would like to make a donation to the Institute, you can still donate online.
Registration Online registration may be found here.
Chancellor’s Council members may RSVP for the Gala and Chancellor’s Council Meeting by emailing
With questions, please email
Guests Hundreds of IWP supporters and foreign policy and defense leaders will gather to celebrate The Institute of World Politics’ accomplishments and inspire the next generation of leaders.
Attire Black Tie or Military Dress Equivalent

Gala Committee

Karen Armstrong
Kelley DeConciliis
Matthew Gensler
Heidi Le Baron Leupp
John Lovewell
Patty Sue Mozart
Hon. Edward F. Reilly
Philip and Susanna Rice
John and Jenifer Smyth
Jasjeet Sood and Mary Ann Hawley
Leigh Sudbrink
Nora Taylor
Jacqueline T. Wieland
Anita Winsor
Suzan Zimmerman

Many Thanks to our Sponsors:

The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation
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John K. Garvey, Garvey Ventures, and Suzan Zimmerman
Mario and Nancy Kranjac
Heidi and Jay Leupp
John and Cynthia Lovewell
The McCoy Foundation
Movement for the Renaissance of Vietnam
The Philadelphia Trust Company
Hon. Edward F. Reilly
Jackie Wieland of StifelJackie Wieland of StifelLuanne D. Zurlo

Eileen Atwood
The William H. Donner Foundation
Susan Macheledt
Patty Sue Mozart
Ambassador Janice Obuchowski
Philip and Susanna Rice
Marc Rogers and Jane Major
John and Jenifer Smyth
South Asia Tech
Veeam Government Solutions

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