Julia Wang

Legal Advisor - Asia & the Pacific

Julia Wang is a Legal Advisor for ICNL’s Asia & the Pacific program, focusing on expanding and safeguarding civic space and public participation across the region.

Prior to joining ICNL, Julia was an attorney for Open Society Justice Initiative, where she worked on climate change and anti-discrimination issues. She has also worked as a litigator at a large international law firm and at the Center for Reproductive Rights as a Robert L. Bernstein Fellow.

In addition to working on human rights issues around health, climate, and equality, Julia co-founded and has managed a nonprofit focused on the history of immigration and the Asian diaspora since 2018, supporting communities in the U.S. and Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has published several articles on history and Asian American identity.

Julia holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, a MPhil in History from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Gates Scholar, and a B.A. from Harvard University. She is a member of the New York Bar.