Save the Date: 2016 Annual Dinner

The 2016 Annual Dinner will take place on November 30. Click here for more details.

2016 SID-Washington Annual Conference

Thank you to our 2016 Conference sponsors and to all those who attended. Click here to see the program and details.
Networking

SID-Washington 2016 Career Fair

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2016 Career Fair! Stay tuned for more information about future career fairs and other networking opportunities.

Who We Are

SID-Washington is a membership-driven knowledge organization bringing together people from diverse organizations, disciplines, and career stages in a neutral, independent forum -- a "global town square.” This unique space cuts across all sectors of development covering humanitarian, stabilization, transition and long-term development.

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Upcoming Events

 

Become a Member

 

Institutional Membership

If you're an organization, learn more about institutional member benefits, including free membership for your staff.

 

Individual Membership

If you're an individual interested in joining SID-Washington's 800 individual members, learn more about the benefits here.

Workgroups

 

Workgroup

Africa Workgroup

The Africa Workgroup is a group of individuals actively committed to issues of development concerning the continent. With issues ranging from regional pandemics to private sector engagement in the local economies, this workgroup aims to promote and inform on any and all of development issues related to the continent of Africa.

 

Management Workgroup Session

Knowledge Management Work Group

The SID-W Knowledge Management Workgroup is a group of individuals actively engaged in the issues of data and project management. With events ranging from new USAID program cycles to theories of change in program design this workgroup aims to inform on the evolving practices and strategies of knowledge management.

 

Testimonials

"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

"SID-Washington is a unique and enriching venue because it bridges so many of the divisions that too often separate us: small and large organizations, entry-level and senior staff, government and private sector, for-profit and nonprofit. As development practitioners, we all benefit from coming together under the SID umbrella."

Bobby Jefferson, VP and Chief Technology Officer, DAI Global Health

"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 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

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

MEMBERS' EVENTS

June 13, 2016

This is an online certificate course. 

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May 17, 2016

Learn how to set up and maintain a compliant accounting system with effective internal controls over timekeeping, as well as learn how to account for indirect cos

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May 16, 2016

This three-day course provides the tools and skills every organization needs to ultimately be successful at winning a USAID grant.

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