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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.


2014 ACDN Annual Conference | Alliance of Career Development Nonprofits

ACDN Annual Conference offers a wealth of training, inspiration, and community building for nonprofit leaders who empower women and men seeking jobs.

ACDN 2014 Annual Conference

October 24 - 26, 2014


1515 Broadway, The Lodge, 7th Floor
New York City, NY, 10036


Hosted by Bottomless Closet


Presenting Sponsor Nickelodeon


Conference Overview

The annual conference is our premier professional development event, focused on sharing best practices and building program capacity to strengthen the effectiveness of your services and the sustainability of your organization. 


9:00am - 4:00pm: Annual Board of Directors Meeting (Board Members Only)

5:30pm - 8:00pm: Welcome Reception at Host Agency, Bottomless Closet


7:30am: Registration and Breakfast

8:30am - 5:30pm: Conference Sessions

11:15am - 12:30pm: Fundraising Keynote - Susan Fulwiler

7:00pm - 9:00pm: Dinner at Bottomless Closet co-founder's home, Sheila Lambert 


8:00am - 12:30pm: Breakfast & Sessions

1:00pm: Conference ends

1:00pm - 3:00pm: Board and Conference Committee Wrap-up

Download the Conference Program (updated as of 10/15/2014) →


2014 Conference Speakers

Susan Fulwiler

President of the Board of Women in Development, New York and a Senior Development professional focusing on interim fundraising assignments has almost two decades of fundraising, leadership, project management and volunteer engagement experience. Susan has worked locally, nationally and internationally at leading social justice non-profits, including the Joyful Heart Foundation, The New York Women’s Foundation, Women’s Refugee Commission, Human Rights Watch and the International Women’s Health Coalition. 

 More information on Susan Fulwiler →


Laurie Krotman
Co-president of Special Events Unlimited, Inc.


Yolanda Johnson
Development Manager at the Princess Grace Foundation-USA.

Rachael Barrett
Executive Director of the Dave Nee Foundation.

Sheila Lambert
Co-founder of Bottomless Closet.