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1775 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1150
Washington, D.C. 20006
United States

We’re a growing network of career development nonprofits that provide business attire for women and men seeking work, empowering them to economic independence.

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An amazing array of speakers will inspire and enrich your leadership. Together we make an impact on women and men seeking jobs and economic independence.

2018 Annual Conference Speaker: Lansie Sylvia



Lansie Sylvia, Senior Designer, J2 Designs

Lansie Sylvia is a tornado of sparkles, curls, and great ideas specializing in branding, messaging, and design. She's been hailed as "a ball of energy with a hell of a laugh" and "a national treasure" by past collaborators. As Senior Strategist for J2 Design, Lansie leads the agency's strategy department and builds new partnerships in the regional and national nonprofit sectors. She serves as Project Director for Next Stop: Democracy!, a public art project improving Philadelphians' voting experience funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Lansie's work has been featured on NPR, WHYY, Next City, PHL17,, and more. She's a featured columnist at with her popular philanthropic advice column for millennials, "How To Give." As an award-winning storyteller, she frequently presents to groups and businesses and was a featured speaker at MCON 2016, the Knight Foundation's KCC Summit, and Independent Sector's PPAI Conference. Lansie received her M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice and completed her AmeriCorps Year of Service in Providence, RI. She is a proud Girl Scout troop leader, feminist, and soon-to-be Master Gardener. 


October 18-20, 2018

Convene at CityView
30 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103