2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Catherine Marschner

Catherine Marschner

Name: Catherine Marschner
Title: Data Program Manager
Agency: Millennium Challenge Corporation

Data for a cause. Marschner has led the open-data charge at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, making it one of the most transparent government organizations worldwide. Thanks to her efforts, Publish What You Fund ranked MCC first among U.S. government agencies and third globally in the transparency of its aid data. In addition, MCC was the only U.S. agency to create its own implementation schedule under the International Aid Transparency Initiative. Marschner has also looked beyond MCC, working closely with other development agencies to integrate foreign aid data across the government.

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