Friends Alumni Network

The Sidwell Friends Alumni Network (FAN) is an inclusive community guided by Quaker values whose mission is to enhance and foster connections with fellow alumni, faculty, and current students. Members of our network let our lives speak through friendship, service, and learning opportunities, generating goodwill and support for each other and the School. 

The Friends Alumni Network Advisory Board (FAN-AB) carries out the mission of the Alumni Network through its strategic plan. Learn more and connect with FAN-AB members.  

We invite you to learn more about the FAN including ways to volunteer, connect, and give back to Sidwell Friends! 


Learn about the many ways to stay connected through volunteerism, alumni resources, and more.


Explore and attend the many annual alumni events.


Support the School through philanthropy.


Summer with Friends | Seattle Subscribe to Alerts
Discovery Park, 3801 Discovery Park Boulevard, Seattle WA

Spend the morning volunteering in Discovery Park with friends. For those interested, join for lunch and a casual hangout in the afternoon at Urban Family Brewing in Ballard. Family and friends are welcome to join for any or all activities! Register here.

Summer with Friends | New York Subscribe to Alerts
Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Ave, New York, NY

Enjoy a 'behind-the-scenes' look of the legendary Carnegie Hall and learn about its three concert venues with Director of Production Rachel Stern Davis '88, followed by a light reception in the Rohatyn Room. Please attend one or both activities as your schedule permits. Family and friends are welcome to join. Register here.

Summer with Friends | Portland, OR Subscribe to Alerts
Mucca Osteria, 1022 SW Morrison Street, Portland, OR

Enjoy a delicious Italian meal with friends. You are welcome to bring a spouse, partner, or friend. Register here.



Stories of how alumni let their lives speak and the unexpected twists and tales of life after Sidwell Friends. 




The magazine is dedicated to the larger Sidwell Friends community, from alumni to parents to staff, with in-depth stories about Quaker education in action, long narratives about fascinating alumni, and more.


Summer 2023
Vol. 94 / No. 3

View PDF

Vol. 94 / No. 2

View PDF

FALL 2022
Vol. 94 / No. 1

View PDF

Vol. 93 / No. 3

View PDF


Stay in Touch

Have you moved recently? Changed your e-mail address? Let us know.

Alumni Social Media





Anna Wyeth
Director of Alumni Engagement

Kourtney Ginn
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement

Clayton Willis
Young Alumni Coordinator

Alumni News

No Time But Now

Reunion saw alumni return to campus for a weekend of celebration and remembrance.

2024 Commencement Speaker: Kelsey Wirth ’87

Kelsey Wirth ’87 will be this year’s Commencement speaker. A remarkable and successful entrepreneur who helped to improve the lives of tens of millions, Kelsey later turned her attention and boundless energy to create a grassroots movement to address climate change.

City Beautiful

When it comes to economic development, Bo Kemp ’87 understands the value of efficacy.