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 independent consultants and those who are considering becoming consultants.

Participation in the Network is free for SID-Washington members. To become a member of SID-Washington, please click here. For more information about the Independent Consultants Network or to be added to our e-mail list, please contact Paul Sherman at

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

FY 2021 ICN Annual Report

SID-Washington is happy to announce the launch of the FY 2021 ICN Annual Report! The report includes a review of past events, including speakers, photos, event descriptions, summaries, and more. Check it out here to get a rundown of the past year at SID-Washington!

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 if you are interested in joining.

Meet the Co-Chairs

CEO, Keylime
Project Manager, EnCompass LLC