If you are an active practitioner in the field of international development, ... the SID Washington, D.C. Chapter is a 'must' group for you. No other organization follows the unfolding events of development as closely or completely...

- Jim Kolbe, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Transatlantic Taskforce on Development, German Marshall Fund

I joined SID-Washington because it offers a collaborative platform for sharing good ideas, strategic relationships and innovative solutions that are critical for developing effective responses to the challenges of globalization.

- Kristi Ragan, Strategic Advisor to USAID Global Development Alliance, DAI

I am very grateful to SID-Washington. As a 30-year member of the organization, I applaud SID-Washington’s commitment, to airing multiple perspectives on controversial and timely issues...SID-Washington’s proven ability to assemble diverse groups and fine minds to discuss and debate important issues with passion and mutual respect is an enormous contribution.

-Larry Cooley, President, Management Systems International

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Upcoming Events

July 7, 2015

SID-Washington Institutional Member Event

SID-Washington Reception for USAID Mission Directors and Deputy Mission Directors

This event is open to SID-Washington Institutional Members and Board of Directors only.

July 14, 2015

Youth in Development Workgroup Event

Youth in Development Workgroup Planning Meeting

Join us for a planning meeting to discuss this year’s agenda for the SID-Washington Youth in Development Workgroup. 

SID-Washington Activities

Our Mission: Advancing equitable development by bringing diverse constituencies together to debate critical ideas, policies and practices that will shape our global future.


Annual Dinner

Career Fair

Chapter Events


Annual Conference

2015 Annual Conference 

Thanks to all who attended this year's conference!
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Earthquake in Nepal

SID-Washington is deeply saddened by the earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25th. We stand with the international community in offering condolences to victims' families, and mobilizing resources to the area.

Please click here to learn more about the international response and how you can help.

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