Mailee C. Wang
June 3, 2012
Program & Policy Director
Project WHAT! Community Works, Berkeley, CA
Mailee is a creative problem-solver focused on the human, social and legal problems facing children and at-risk youth, approaching them with patience, passion, and understanding.
In her role as program and policy director for Project WHAT!, she recruits and trains youth ages 14-17 to educate the public to understand the issues children and families face when a parent is incarcerated.
In 2010, she was selected as a Women’s Policy Institute Fellow with the Women’s Foundation of California. Mailee is an active member of California United for a Responsible Budget, S.F. Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership, and Alameda County Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership.
She has been a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and participates in the LIFE project, working with children of incarcerated parents.
Mailee has a Bachelor’s degree in Political, Legal & Economic Analysis and a Master’s of Public Policy from Mills College.