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Katie Smith Milway
Author
Katie Smith Milway
Katie Smith Milway is a partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office and a leader of the firm’s knowledge group. She brings to the job a background in journalism, nonprofit management and strategy consulting. Prior to joining Bridgespan she was a senior director and founding publisher at Bain & Company, where she built and managed a global team of editors and writers who guided the transformation of Bain’s intellectual capital into external and internal publications.
Prior to joining Bain, Katie worked as a business journalist with The Wall Street Journal/Europe and Montreal Gazette, as a stringer for TIME in Guatemala, and as a researcher/writer at Harvard’s Kennedy School. She also served on the management team of nonprofit Food for the Hungry International, coordinating programs in Africa and Latin America. She was a delegate to the 1992 Earth Summit and has authored two books and numerous articles on sustainable development and served as a resource specialist to the Salzburg Global Seminar. Her 2008 Web site www.onehen.org and children’s book, One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference, enlist children in the cause of microfinance.
Katie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stanford University, followed by a Masters in European Studies at the Free University of Brussels on a Rotary scholarship. She graduated magna cum laude and was selected to intern at the European Union’s development directorate. In 1993, she completed her MBA at the European Institute of Business Administration, INSEAD. She speaks French, Spanish, Italian and German, in addition to her native English.

Non-Fiction
  • The Good Garden, 2010
  • Mimi's Village, 2012
  • One Hen, 2008


Good Garden, The
2012Alberta Children’s Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award Short-Listed
2011Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2011Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Winner
2011Skipping Stones Honor Award, Skipping Stones Magazine Winner
2010Best Bets Nonfiction, Ontario Library Association Winner
Mimi’s Village
2013Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2013Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Winner
2013Hackmatack’s Children’s Choice Book Award Short-Listed
2013Red Cedar Award, BC Young Reader’s Choice Short-Listed
One Hen
2010Alberta Children’s Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award Short-Listed
2010Golden Oak Award, Ontario Library Association Winner
2009Best Bet for Children and Teens, Ontario Library Association Winner
2009Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2009Children’s Choices, International Reading Association Winner
2009Norma Fleck Award, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Short-Listed
2009Notable Book for a Global Society , International Reading Association Winner
2009Outstanding International Book, USBBY Winner
2009Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association Short-Listed
2008Skipping Stones Honor Award Winner
Katie Smith Milway
Author
Katie Smith Milway
Katie Smith Milway is a partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office and a leader of the firm’s knowledge group. She brings to the job a background in journalism, nonprofit management and strategy consulting. Prior to joining Bridgespan she was a senior director and founding publisher at Bain & Company, where she built and managed a global team of editors and writers who guided the transformation of Bain’s intellectual capital into external and internal publications.
Prior to joining Bain, Katie worked as a business journalist with The Wall Street Journal/Europe and Montreal Gazette, as a stringer for TIME in Guatemala, and as a researcher/writer at Harvard’s Kennedy School. She also served on the management team of nonprofit Food for the Hungry International, coordinating programs in Africa and Latin America. She was a delegate to the 1992 Earth Summit and has authored two books and numerous articles on sustainable development and served as a resource specialist to the Salzburg Global Seminar. Her 2008 Web site www.onehen.org and children’s book, One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference, enlist children in the cause of microfinance.
Katie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stanford University, followed by a Masters in European Studies at the Free University of Brussels on a Rotary scholarship. She graduated magna cum laude and was selected to intern at the European Union’s development directorate. In 1993, she completed her MBA at the European Institute of Business Administration, INSEAD. She speaks French, Spanish, Italian and German, in addition to her native English.

Non-Fiction
  • The Good Garden, 2010
  • Mimi's Village, 2012
  • One Hen, 2008


Good Garden, The
2012Alberta Children’s Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award Short-Listed
2011Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2011Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Winner
2011Skipping Stones Honor Award, Skipping Stones Magazine Winner
2010Best Bets Nonfiction, Ontario Library Association Winner
Mimi’s Village
2013Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2013Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Winner
2013Hackmatack’s Children’s Choice Book Award Short-Listed
2013Red Cedar Award, BC Young Reader’s Choice Short-Listed
One Hen
2010Alberta Children’s Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award Short-Listed
2010Golden Oak Award, Ontario Library Association Winner
2009Best Bet for Children and Teens, Ontario Library Association Winner
2009Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2009Children’s Choices, International Reading Association Winner
2009Norma Fleck Award, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Short-Listed
2009Notable Book for a Global Society , International Reading Association Winner
2009Outstanding International Book, USBBY Winner
2009Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association Short-Listed
2008Skipping Stones Honor Award Winner
Katie Smith Milway
Author
Katie Smith Milway
Katie Smith Milway is a partner in Bridgespan’s Boston office and a leader of the firm’s knowledge group. She brings to the job a background in journalism, nonprofit management and strategy consulting. Prior to joining Bridgespan she was a senior director and founding publisher at Bain & Company, where she built and managed a global team of editors and writers who guided the transformation of Bain’s intellectual capital into external and internal publications.
Prior to joining Bain, Katie worked as a business journalist with The Wall Street Journal/Europe and Montreal Gazette, as a stringer for TIME in Guatemala, and as a researcher/writer at Harvard’s Kennedy School. She also served on the management team of nonprofit Food for the Hungry International, coordinating programs in Africa and Latin America. She was a delegate to the 1992 Earth Summit and has authored two books and numerous articles on sustainable development and served as a resource specialist to the Salzburg Global Seminar. Her 2008 Web site www.onehen.org and children’s book, One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference, enlist children in the cause of microfinance.
Katie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stanford University, followed by a Masters in European Studies at the Free University of Brussels on a Rotary scholarship. She graduated magna cum laude and was selected to intern at the European Union’s development directorate. In 1993, she completed her MBA at the European Institute of Business Administration, INSEAD. She speaks French, Spanish, Italian and German, in addition to her native English.

Non-Fiction
  • The Good Garden, 2010
  • Mimi's Village, 2012
  • One Hen, 2008


Good Garden, The
2012Alberta Children’s Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award Short-Listed
2011Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2011Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Winner
2011Skipping Stones Honor Award, Skipping Stones Magazine Winner
2010Best Bets Nonfiction, Ontario Library Association Winner
Mimi’s Village
2013Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2013Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Winner
2013Hackmatack’s Children’s Choice Book Award Short-Listed
2013Red Cedar Award, BC Young Reader’s Choice Short-Listed
One Hen
2010Alberta Children’s Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award Short-Listed
2010Golden Oak Award, Ontario Library Association Winner
2009Best Bet for Children and Teens, Ontario Library Association Winner
2009Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Winner
2009Children’s Choices, International Reading Association Winner
2009Norma Fleck Award, Canadian Children’s Book Centre Short-Listed
2009Notable Book for a Global Society , International Reading Association Winner
2009Outstanding International Book, USBBY Winner
2009Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association Short-Listed
2008Skipping Stones Honor Award Winner
 
Books by Katie Smith Milway have been the recipients of the following awards: