Mary is the Community Manager of the Public Knowledge Workshop. She nurtures Open Data projects, writes stories about government transparency, lectures on the nuts and bolts of state budget monitoring, and works on making women feel welcome in Civic Tech. Currently she is conducting a research on Israel’s budget transparency for the OGP. She has also worked on assessing Israel for the Open Data Barometer for the World Wide Web Foundation. Before that she’s been a techie and an anthropologist, but always an upright citizen.