Miske Witt & Associates International (MWAI) offers diverse research, evaluation, and capacity building services in the areas of education; gender, equity, and inclusion; health; and agriculture. Established in 1997 as a women-owned business, MWAI provides support in teacher training, standards and curriculum development, policy analysis, research and institutional learning, and systems building and strengthening to more than 20 partners in over 40 countries. MWAI has an extensive network of highly qualified, multilingual experts based around the world, with its headquarters in Shoreview, Minnesota and an office in Lilongwe, Malawi.


Improving educational quality and gender equity internationally


To realize a world where girls and boys, women and men, learn to cultivate knowledge and to treat one another fairly and with respect.


  • Quality
  • Equity and Social Justice
  • Collaboration
  • Empowerment
  • Integrity
  • Transparency and Accountability


Led by founder and CEO, Dr. Shirley Miske, our team of over 20 active associates has worked with universities, non-governmental organizations, private sector enterprises, government agencies, and research and evaluation institutions. Our expertise spans early childhood, primary, and secondary school-age children all the way to higher education and out-of-school youth and adults.