Kath Connolly specializes in public engagement and communications. Her firm, Breakfast All Day, serves clients including universities, film festivals, foundations and political candidates seeking strategy, program development and engagement. As a proud “nerd whisperer,” she helps scholars and thinkers share their work through effective presentations, op-eds and other storytelling platforms. She spent a decade building external affairs for a nationally-recognized K-8 school known for helping low-income families achieve. Kath served as Senior Associate Director at the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University, a pioneer in civic engagement in higher education. She has had the honor of helping a number of non-profits grow and currently chairs the board of idealist.org, a global network of non-profits and idealists.
As a creative practitioner, Kath founded Card Carrying Liberal, a greeting card company that channeled funds into swing states. She recently developed a line of vintage tea cups that spread feminist political ideas one sip at a time. She serves as an advisor to the Office of Congressman David Cicilline and the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities.