A Fireside Chat with Sean Cairncross and Condoleezza Rice

In 2004, the United States Government took a bold step in re-imagining how to approach international development. The United States was seeking a new model for foreign assistance that wouldn’t just conduct business as usual, but would follow data and analytics, wherever they led. The result was the creation of MCC. Fifteen years later, MCC is still pushing the envelope on the best ways to deliver U.S. foreign assistance by focusing on policy reform, country ownership, and sustainable results.


Hoover Institution, Stanford University