Katie Smith Milway

Principal, Milway Media | Senior Advisor, The Bridgespan Group

Katie Smith Milway, founder and principal of Milway Media, applies expertise in strategy, communications, and social impact to help organizations and movements develop insights, measure influence, and campaign for change. She is a senior advisor at The Bridgespan Group, where she served for a decade as partner and head of the knowledge practice, following 14 years at Bain & Company, as a strategy consultant and the firm’s founding editorial director and global publisher. She began her journalism career at the Wall Street Journal, her nonprofit service at Food for the Hungry. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University and M.B.A. from INSEAD.


Sparking Cross-Sector Collaboration for COVID Recovery: How a Family Foundation Catalyzed Local Investment

Posted on February 24, 2021 by Nancy Rauch Douzinas, Kevin Law, Patrick Halpin, Gemma Deleon-Lopresti, Katie Smith Milway

 The Rauch Foundation of Long Island will describe how family foundations can play a unique role as a neutral hub to forge relationships across local business, government, and media that can multiply investment in regional economic recovery. Foundation President Nancy Rauch Douzinas and a panel of collaborators will articulate and illustrate five principles for using research, relationship networks, advocacy… Read More
Case Studies

Three Approaches To Place-based Philanthropy: Lessons For Donors

Posted on September 3, 2020 by Katie Smith Milway, Giving Compass

This article was originally published by Giving Compass and is re-posted here with permission. For more information on place-based giving, explore NCFP’s Pride of Place Content Collection.  When Ross and Emily Jones set up their family foundation, Imago Dei Fund (IDF), in Boston, they gravitated toward addressing injustices against girls and women as a linchpin for global progress. On her first donor trip in… Read More

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