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Register here to join fellow alumni and Sidwell Friends community members on to hear from Mei Xu (P '19, '21), a Chinese American entrepreneur, author, founder, and CEO of three global companies: Yes She May, BlissLiving Home® and Chesapeake Bay Candle®. Xu will be joined by fellow parent Lesli Foster Mathewson (P '24) as they discuss Xu's new memoir, Burn, and her inspiring journey from immigrant to the United States to founder of her own multi-million-dollar business.

Wednesday, May 12

8:00 p.m.


Zoom information will be shared with those who register 24 hour before the event.

Kogod Arts Center on DC Campus

Sidwell Friends is partnering with Safeway to hold a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, May 22 in the Kogod Arts Center on the DC campus. The Pfizer vaccine will be offered to ALL Sidwell Friends community members 16 years of age and older, including parents, alumni, grandparents, household members, etc. When the age restriction has been officially extended to children 12-15 years of age, Health Services will continue to work with Safeway to orchestrate additional clinics for the Pfizer vaccine.

All Sidwell Friends community members should register here.

More slots will be added if these fill up and instructions will be sent to those who register.

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