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Tara Arras

Assistant Head of School for Advancement

  • For Decades of Service

    We Welcome Helen Austern Colson ’53, P ’82, ’84, ’87 as Honorary Leader of Together We Shine

  • Campaign Update

    Friends from across the country are coming together to celebrate the mission of Sidwell Friends.

  • Together We Shine

    The School launches a historic campaign to light the way forward.

  • 5 Questions With Silvana Niazi

    Meet Silvana Niazi, the inaugural Señora Guillermina Medrano de Supervía Endowed Faculty Chair for Spanish and Latin American Studies.

  • “How Do You Teach Differently?”

    This summer’s inaugural LEAD Conference tackled race and equity in education, systemic change in schools, and more.

  • Fully Funded

    Sidwell Friends donors have fully funded an endowed faculty chair in African and African American Studies.

  • Two for the History Books

    Community, curiosity, and collaboration motivated two donors to make unprecedented gifts—and challenge others to join them in their historic fundraising effort.

  • How One “Yes” Leads to Another

    An interview with volunteers Melissa del Aguila ’01 and Dev Talvadkar ’01.