How to Join

Recruitment for PennSID takes place at the beginning of each semester. However, if you are interested in working with the organization, you can reach out to us at any time at

Keeping in Touch

Check our website regularly for information on upcoming SID events, interesting development initiatives going on around campus, and in-depth stories from our blog team!

Musings from San Salvador
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Ruins of Tazumal When I decided I was going to write a blog post about my experiences so far this summer I spent probably (definitely) too long trying to come up with some sort... Read More

Diasporic Development
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PHOTO: A major mosque in Touba, Senegal, whose renovations, has largely been funded by Senegalese diasporic capital.   Many African countries are now “emigrant states” that have citizens or nationals—most of whom keep ties... Read More