Independent Consultants Network (ICN)

Independent Consultants Network (ICN)

SID-Washington's Independent Consultants Network (ICN) serves as a networking and information resource and fosters a community of interest of international development professionals who are or who are considering becoming independent consultants.

Members of the network benefit from:

  • Regularly scheduled meetings to learn from others, discuss relevant issues, and share good practices 
  • Special networking events
  • An online discussion forum
  • Designation in searchable member directory
Amy Chase (Founder & CEO, The Crescendo Group, LLC) and Mike Shanley (Founder & CEO, Konektid International) serve as the network's co-chairs.
For more information about the Independent Consultants Network or to be added to our e-mail list, please contact Paul Sherman at [email protected].

Our Google Group

The ICN Google Group serves as a platform for independent consultants in international development to network and engage with one another. We will share relevant events and opportunities in the D.C. area. Please email [email protected] if you are interested in joining.


Participation in the Network is free for SID-Washington members. To become a member of SID-Washington, please click here.