CEE Congressional Luncheon is Sept. 23

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Ben Silbermann, RSI’98, Pinterest Co-Founder and CEO to Receive Lieberman Award
for Outstanding Achievement in Technology and Business

What:    Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), Annual Congressional Luncheon
When:    Monday, September 23, 2019 from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. EST (Program at 12:30 p.m.)
Where:    Russell Senate Office Building, Kennedy Caucus Room/SR-325, Washington, D.C.
Sponsor:    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

McLean (VA) -- The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), a nonprofit dedicated to nurturing STEM excellence through national and international programs for students and teachers, will host its Annual Congressional Luncheon, sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., on Monday, September 23, 2019 at the Russell Senate Office Building, Kennedy Caucus Room/SR-325, in Washington, D.C. Attendees will include leaders from business, education, government, and program alumni.

CEE’s Joseph I. Lieberman Award for Lieberman Award for Outstanding Achievement in Technology and Business will be presented by Senator Joseph Lieberman, Trustee to CEE for 17 years, to Ben Silbermann, an alumnus of the Research Science Institute, Pinterest Co-Founder and CEO. While in high school, Silbermann attended CEE’s Research Science Institute (RSI) six-week summer program at MIT. The Lieberman Award includes a $10,000 stipend from CEE. The award acknowledges Silbermann's significant business & technology accomplishments and recognizes Senator Lieberman's longtime support as a CEE Trustee.

CEE’s annual luncheon celebrates the 36 years of success by its impactful STEM education programs: the Research Science Institute (RSI) at MIT, USA Biolympiad and the Teacher Enrichment Program (TEP). 

Additional Information:

The Center for Excellence in Education (https://www.cee.org/)
The Center for Excellence in Education was founded in 1983 by the late Admiral H.G. Rickover and Joann P. DiGennaro, President of the Center. The Center's mission is to nurture high school and university scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and to encourage collaboration between and among leaders in the global community.

Media Contact: Tom Flavell, (703) 448-9062 ext. 237

Related websites:
Center for Excellence in Education: https://www.cee.org/

CEE Programs:
Research Science Institute: https://www.cee.org/research-science-institute
USA Biolympiad: https://www.cee.org/usa-biology-olympiad-usabo
Teacher Enrichment Program: https://www.cee.org/teacher-enrichment-program



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