Join The Woman’s Board and Spring Luncheon Chair Gillian Stoettner for our 27th Annual Spring Luncheon featuring Ali Wentworth!
Monday, May 9, 2022
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Funds raised from this event will support our 2022 principal project, The Woman’s Board Fund for Excellence in Cellular Therapy, as well as the Medical Center’s education, research and community service programs.
A multi-talented performer, Ali Wentworth brings a wealth of experience to all her endeavors, including writing movie scripts, her column in multiple magazine, and acting and in notable movies and television shows. Ali made a name for herself as a regular on three seasons of “In Living Color”. She has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno over a hundred times, as well as Colbert, Seth Meyers and Jimmy Kimmel. Other television credits include her memorable role as Jerry Seinfeld’s girlfriend, Schmoopie, in the series’ classic “Soup Nazi” episode. She was the creator, star and executive-producer of the critically acclaimed Starz series HEAD CASE. Ali was an on-air regular on “THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW” for three years. She created, wrote and starred in “Nightcap”, a half hour comedy on the Pop network.
In film, Ali played Meryl Streep’s best friend in the Nancy Meyer film, “It’s Complicated”. She also co-starred in such films as “Jerry Maguire”, ‘Office Space” and “Trial and Error”. Ali is a three time New York Times bestseller. Her books include “The Wasp cookbook”, “Ali in Wonderland”, “Happily Ali After” and “Go Ask Ali”. She is currently working on another book and has written numerous TV pilots.
Ali is a notable public speaker. She does engagements all over the country regaling audiences with humorous tales about parenting, marriage and life. She resides in New York City with her husband George Stephanopoulos, and their two daughters Elliott and Harper.