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Tools to Use: Unlocking Foreign Aid Data

  • OpenGov Hub 1110 Vermont Avenue Northwest Suite 500 Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)

This event is being hosted by Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) and the State Department at Open Gov Hub.

Please join the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) for a discussion on U.S. aid transparency with a focus on collective successes and addressing the challenges ahead.

Featuring a keynote speech by:

The Honorable Ted Poe, U.S. Representative from Texas’ 2nd District

Followed by a panel discussion:

  • Hector Corrales, Former Director of International Cooperation of Honduras

  • Agnieszka Rawa, Managing Director, MCC-PEPFAR Partnership, Data Collaboratives for Local Impact

  • Kimberly Smith, Senior Financial Economist, U.S. Agency for International Development 

  • Dennis Vega, Managing Director for Planning, Performance, and Systems, U.S. Department of State

  • Moderator: George Ingram, MFAN Co-Chair and Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

In the spirit of data use and action, we’ll also ask you to roll up your sleeves and join one of several interactive breakout sessions, hosted by the Department of State, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Development Gateway, and the Humanitarian Data Exchange. Please plan to bring your laptop (or share with a partner) to get practice using some innovative new tools! 

Please register by Tuesday June 13 as space is limited.


Light breakfast will be provided starting at 9:00AM and the program will begin at 9:30AM.