Stephanie March

Board Member, US Office

Stephanie March is an actor, activist, and entrepreneur. Ms. March serves on the boards of OneKid OneWorld and the Board of Advisors for Northwestern University’s School of Communication. She is a long-time advocate for Planned Parenthood and formerly on the board of Planned Parenthood Global. She has also served on the board of World of Children and is the recipient of WOC’s 2016 Board of Governors’ Award. Ms. March spends a significant amount of time traveling globally in her capacity as an activist for causes benefiting women and education. In addition to her philanthropic efforts, Ms. March is the co-founder of bespoke beauty brand, SHESPOKE. She is an investor in the restaurant SONA and legendary NYC watering hole, Temple Bar. 

Ms. March, best known for her role as ADA Alex Cabot on TV’s hit series, Law & Order SVU, most recently played Lady Akira in Ava DuVernay and Jill Blankenship’s DC drama Naomi. In 2021, March starred in Lifetime’s ‘Ripped from the Headlines’ original film A House on Fire. Ms. March has also appeared in Comedy Central’s A President Show Documentary, Adult Swim’s Neon Joe, 30 Rock, Happy Endings, Rescue Me, Grey’s Anatomy, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Treatment, Predisposed, and Innocence and has been seen onstage in the critically acclaimed revivals of Death of a Salesman, Talk Radio, and Boys’ Life.  In 2019, March made her debut as executive producer – as well as cast member – in the social media mockumentary, The Social Ones. 

Stephanie March is a graduate of Northwestern University and resides in NYC with her husband, Dan Benton, and her Maine Coon, Taco Cat.