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Erikson Institute Annual Luncheon

October 22, 2024


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Event Information

Join us for the 2024 Erikson Luncheon featuring Ashley Judd and Thomas Insel

Celebrate Erikson’s positive impact on young children, their families, and communities. Our program will focus on mental health and feature two distinguished speakers: Ashley Judd, a Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress and UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador known for her mental wellness advocacy, and Dr. Thomas Insel, a renowned neuroscientist, psychiatrist, entrepreneur, and author.

top to bottom: Ashley Judd and Dr. Thomas Insel
Photo by Quantumn on Unsplash


Date & Time

Tuesday, October 22, 2024
11:30 am | Registration
Noon | Lunch and Program



Marriott Marquis Chicago
Grand Horizon Ballroom, 4th Floor
2121 S. Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616

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Sponsors will receive:

  • A table for up to 10 guests at the Luncheon
  • Recognition in Luncheon printed and digital materials

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Host Committee

Host Committee in formation as of July 12, 2024

Special thanks to Erikson Institute’s 2024 Luncheon Host Committee for their profound commitment to the children, families, and communities we serve.

Presenting Sponsors

Sabrina Gracias/Ortus Foundation
Peggy & Yung Bong Lim

Founding Partners

Cari & Michael Sacks


Gail Basch, M.D. & Eric Adelstein
Mr. & Mrs. Norman Bobins, The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Lori & Ross Laser
Kate Neisser
Joy Segal/Anne E. Leibowitz Fund
Sara Crown Star
Susan & Bob Wislow
Sheri & Sherwin Zuckerman

Luncheon Co-chairs

Sabrina Gracias & Peggy Lim

Special Thanks to our Luncheon Committee

Lori Laser
Diane Goldstick Meagher
Cari B. Sacks
Sara Crown Star
Jenni Sorenson