What We Do
Milway Consulting applies expertise in strategy, communications, and social impact to help organizations and movements develop insights, measure influence, and campaign for change.
About Katie Smith Milway
Katie Smith Milway, principal of Milway Consulting, has a background in journalism, nonprofit management, strategy consulting and governance. She is a senior advisor at the The Bridgespan Group, where for a decade she served as partner and head of the knowledge practice, leading research and multimedia content development in the US and India. Prior to Bridgespan, Katie spent 14 years at Bain & Company, becoming the firm’s founding editorial director and global publisher. She began her journalism career at the Wall Street Journal, and her nonprofit service at Food for the Hungry. Her work in sustainable development across four continents includes program design and measurement, donor development and communications and governance.
About Our Collaborators
Shazeen Virani is a social sector strategist known for data-driven insights and their practical applications for nonprofits and funders. After eight years at The Bridgespan Group, she founded Virtue Strategic Advisors, email@example.com, to build capacity and results for the sector.
Cheryl Stallworth is a proven market research strategist, storyteller and trailblazer at organizations like Colgate-Palmolive, Kantar / Firefly, and now ShedLight.org.
Bill Littlefield is an acclaimed interviewer, storyteller and three-decade veteran of National Public Radio.
Shelagh Leahy has worked as a producer, showrunner and executive at ABC News, CNN, MSNBC and PBS.
Sam Howe Verhovek
Sam Howe Verhovek is an author and veteran reporter/writer forThe New York Times, Los Angeles Times and National Geographic.
Milway has authored a number of articles on philanthropy and nonprofit strategy and management
The Myth of Perpetuity in Foundation Strategy, SSIR, Winter 2020
How Madam C.J. Walker Built Racial Equity Into Her Business, HBR, Winter 2020
Growing Global NGOs Effectively, Monday Developments, Winter 2010
Milway Consulting advises philanthropy and nonprofits with a focus on research, publishing and content strategies for funders, and innovation and growth strategies for content creators
Funder research, publishing, web content and campaigns
Content creator growth and innovation