Melinda Wang

Melinda Wang

Melinda Wang is Director of New York Artists Equity Association, Inc., a nonprofit organization founded in 1947 to promote opportunities for artists. In 2015, Artists Equity will be launching an arts incubator and opening a gallery. Melinda is also Founder and Principal of MW Projects LLC, a cultural production and art advisory firm, and Executive Director of Collective Show Inc., a contemporary art nonprofit organization focused on artist collectives worldwide. In addition, she is Director of Business Development for IvyLife LLC, the first and largest private network for Ivy League alumni, and Director of Business Development for In The House LLC, the leading professional networking organization for in-house counsel. Melinda has been practicing corporate law for over 12 years and was previously Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at XL Group plc (NYSE: XL), where she was the lead attorney on capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance matters. Prior to XL, she was associated with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York and London and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York, where her practice focused on initial public offerings, high yield debt offerings and mergers & acquisitions. Melinda received her BA in Politics from Princeton University in 1999, summa cum laude, and received her JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2002. Melinda serves on the Board of Governors of the Princeton Association of New York City and is Chair of the Association’s Arts & Culture Committee. In addition, she is active in the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Women in the Legal Profession, Silvershed, the Junior Associates of the Museum of Modern Art and Storefront for Art and Architecture