We Thank Nili Yelin, One of our WRAD Ambassadors in Chicago!


Nili Yelin is coordinating three WRAD events in Chicago:

10:30am at Psychobaby
1630 N Damen Ave
Family Read Aloud Event

4:00pm at Little Beans Cafe
1809 W Webster Ave
Family Read Aloud Event

7:30pm at Book Cellar
4736 N Lincoln Ave
Mom and Dad's Favorite Picture Books Event

Nili is a storyteller-part-time for kids and part-time for adults. A graduate of the Northwestern University theatre school, Nili spent twelve years in New York as a working actress in theater, film and television. She was a writer and performer for MTV Networks, appeared regularly on Saturday Night Live and performed her own original stand-up comedy in clubs throughout the East Coast.

Since coming to Chicago, Nili has combined her love of children and literature to create The Storybook Mom and encourage children to develop their imagination through interactive storytelling, crafts and dance. She also does voice-overs for commercials and industrials for a variety of clients including Mercedes Benz, Sears and Advocate Healthcare. Nili recently joined with the Crown Family Play Lab at the Field Museum to do special events and is the narrator on the Field Museum's children's podcasts. Working now with MK Consultants is a new and exciting chapter for Nili as she expands her storytelling and comedic expertise into the business setting and offers an entertaining and unique approach to professional development and change initiatives. Find out more at thestorybookmom.com!