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.

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Kyle Williams P'17,'19,'24, creator of A Long Talk, a nonprofit dedicated to putting an anti-racist at every dinner table in America, for making this program available to our community, including parents, employees, grandparents, and alumni. A Long Talk About the Uncomfortable Truth is an anti-racism activation experience. Participants agree to complete 90+ minutes of pre-work before entering into the group discussion to provide an important common foundational understanding. Please sign up here. When you have completed the pre-work the Zoom link for our community discussion on Monday January 23 and Monday January 30 will be sent to you.


Lives That Speak Podcast

Jon Bernthal ’95

Liz Kleinrock ’05

Sonya Clark ’85


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2022 Commencement Speaker: Baratunde Thurston ’95

This year’s Commencement speaker will be Baratunde Thurston ’95. Humorist, author, television host and producer, podcaster, journalist, and more, Baratunde is both an insightful and witty commentator on matters of race, technology, democracy, and how we as citizens can be more engaged in building a better and more equitable future.


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Anna Wyeth
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