The year’s Women’s Fund Presents event host is Marina Franklin. She is a veteran comedian, actor, writer, and host whose long tenure as a stand-up standout at premier comedy venues and festivals around the world – alongside her memorable TV and film appearances and critically acclaimed podcast – have made her a fan favorite and in-demand creative force.

Her podcast, Friends Like Us, features a diverse group of women comedians of color – and occasional male guests – and their takes on the news of the day. Click here to listen as she shouts out Milwaukee!