If you are an active practitioner in the field of international development, ... the SID Washington, D.C. Chapter is a 'must' group for you. No other organization follows the unfolding events of development as closely or completely...
- Jim Kolbe, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Transatlantic Taskforce on Development, German Marshall Fund
I joined SID-Washington because it offers a collaborative platform for sharing good ideas, strategic relationships and innovative solutions that are critical for developing effective responses to the challenges of globalization.
- Kristi Ragan, Strategic Advisor to USAID Global Development Alliance, DAI
I am very grateful to SID-Washington. As a 30-year member of the organization, I applaud SID-Washington’s commitment, to airing multiple perspectives on controversial and timely issues...SID-Washington’s proven ability to assemble diverse groups and fine minds to discuss and debate important issues with passion and mutual respect is an enormous contribution.
-Larry Cooley, President, Management Systems International
Joseph Feuer, Executive Director, SID-Washington
Joseph C. Feuer joined the Society for International Development-Washington (SID-Washington) as Executive Director in August of 2007. Previously, he was Pact’s Country Representative for Ukraine and Belarus and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs’ Country Director for Georgia. From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Feuer served as Program Manager for European Affairs and Transition Economies at the United States Council for International Business in New York. Mr. Feuer also worked in Prague, in the years just after the Velvet Revolution, as a political adviser to the leading Czech political party and a public relations consultant to companies invested in Eastern Europe, and started the first walking tour company in post-1989 Czechoslovakia. Mr. Feuer has also worked as a legislative and campaign aide for Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II. He holds a B.A. in political science from Columbia College and an M.I.A. from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.