LIVE + IN-PERSON
MAY 4, 2023 / 6PM
BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL
BROUGHT TO YOU BY
Comedian, Actress, and Writer
The Women’s Bar Foundation is THRILLED to feature comedian, actress, and writer, JUDY GOLD! Judy has had stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO. She was a part of Netflix's Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration. She is the author of Yes I Can Say That: When They Come For The Comedians, We Are All In Trouble, a critically acclaimed book about free speech and cancel culture which debuted as the number one comedy release on Amazon and was featured in the New York Times Book Review. Judy is also host of the hit podcast, Kill Me Now with Judy Gold.
Judy’s TV acting credits include, City On A Hill (Cassndra Kassell), FX’s Better Things (Chaya). Showtime's The First Lady (Elizabeth Read). Judy also guest stars as Sophie in the much-anticipated Apple TV+ drama series Extrapolations. Other guest stars include Hulu’s Life and Beth, and Season 2 of Peacock’s Girls 5 Eva. She has had recurring roles on Comedy Central's Awkwafina, Netflix’s Friends from College and TBS’ Search Party. Her recent film credits include Love Reconsidered and the upcoming She Came To Me, and Eternal Buzz.
Judy is one of the main subjects in the Hulu documentary Hysterical. She has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Tonight Show. From 1999-2010, Judy was the host of HBO’s At the Multiplex with Judy Gold. Judy also won two Emmy awards for writing and producing The Rosie O’Donnell Show. She was also a writer on the final season of Better Things.
Judy has written and starred in two critically acclaimed, Off-Broadway hit shows: The Judy Show – My Life as a Sitcom (Outer Critics Circle Nomination), and 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother (GLAAD Media Award – Outstanding NY Theater, Drama Desk Nomination – Actor). Judy received rave reviews as Gremio in The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of The Taming of The Shrew. She also co-starred in Off-Broadway’s Clinton! The Musical, and Disaster! The Musical.
Judy has made numerous appearances on The View, The Today Show, The Drew Barrymore Show, and on MSNBC, CNN and NewsNation as free-speech advocate. She often pops up on The Food Network, but please do not mention Chopped All Stars or Rachel vs. Guy to her.
Judy’s three albums, Conduct Unbecoming, Kill Me Now and Judith’s Roommate Had a Baby are available wherever you get your music. You can also check out her website, JudyGold.com or follow her on Twitter, Instagram or Tik Tok - @jewdygold
COVID-19 POLICY FOR THE WBF WHOOP IT UP FOR WOMEN! COMEDY NIGHT
The WBF is excited to celebrate Whoop It Up For Women! in person this year and is looking forward to seeing you on May 4th. We want this to be a safe and healthy event for all. We kindly request that you only attend if you are not experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19. The WBF is monitoring COVID-19 guidance, and will adhere to applicable guidelines and/or orders at Whoop It Up For Women! that are in effect on May 4th. At this time, masks are optional, however they are encouraged. We kindly ask that you please mask if you are not vaccinated.
What's in store for Whoop It Up for Women! 2023?
We can’t wait to see you! Our celebration will be filled with networking and lots of laughs as we raise a glass toward brighter horizons for all.
ON MAY 4TH, WE WILL ENJOY:
THE NERY ARRANO PRO BONO AWARD
The Women’s Bar Foundation, through its pro-bono projects, is known throughout the Boston legal community for effective and compassionate advocacy. Our work is possible due to an incredible network of volunteer attorneys who give freely of their time to represent low-income clients who are in difficult and often life-threatening situations. Each year, we honor the dedication of a few outstanding volunteer attorneys with the Nery Arrano Pro Bono Award.
THIS YEAR'S HONOREES ARE:
Christine Kingston, Partner, Nystrom Beckman & Paris LLP
Destini M. Agüero, Deputy Director, WilmerHale Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School
YOUR IMPACT: OUR CLIENTS
The WBF provides legal assistance to low-income individuals with critical legal needs. Each day, domestic abuse survivors face an overwhelming and complex legal system. Having an attorney at their side when facing challenging circumstances can make all the difference. Our WBF-trained volunteer attorneys ensures that these clients are not alone. One client shares the difference her WBF-trained attorney made in her life.
"I feel immensely blessed to work with my pro-bono attorney. The day she took my case, I felt I was no longer alone in the struggle...With immense gratitude, I appreciate this organization for helping me so much."
*Name changed to protect the survivor’s identity.
SERVICES & LIVE AUCTION
Did you know that for just $500, the WBF can help two low-income elders obtain a health care proxy or a simple will? Many of our elder clients are isolated and facing challenging financial and health decisions alone. YOUR GENEROSITY MATTERS. Every donation to our services auction is critical to the WBF’s success in providing necessary assistance to our clients.
BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE! In addition to our raffle prizes that night, we have some INCREDIBLE live auction packages…so get your bids ready!
Welcome to "TITLE TOWN" Sports Extravaganza
"AW, SHUCKS!" Island Creek Oyster Farm Tour plus extra surprises
AND MORE FANTASTIC AUCTION PACKAGES TO COME!
THROUGH YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT, THE WBF IS ABLE TO
ensure access to justice for low-income individuals. We create a community committed to providing free legal assistance to low-income individuals and their families through our three pro bono projects: Family Law Project for Domestic Abuse Survivors, Elder Law Project, Women’s Prison & Re-Entry Project and Clemency Project.
WE PROVIDE FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO LOW-INCOME DOMESTIC ABUSE SURVIVORS, LOW-INCOME ELDERS, AND INCARCERATED WOMEN
We recruit volunteer lawyers, conduct intensive training led by experts, and provide mentors to ensure that volunteer attorneys receive the guidance to provide excellent legal assistance.