Melissa J. Ma
Melissa Ma "is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Asia Alternatives, a firm dedicated to helping institutional investors make investments in private equity funds across Asia. Prior to launching Asia Alternatives, Ms. Ma was a Director at Hellman & Friedman LLC, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, and earlier worked with McKinsey & Co (Greater China) and Goldman, Sachs. She received an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School and an AB in Economics and East Asian Studies, magna cum laude, from Harvard College. Ms. Ma also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and on the Advisory Board of Room to Read. Based in San Francisco, she lives and works in Asia approximately half of each year and is fluent in Mandarin. She is also the mother of an adopted son, Justin Liang, from China." 
- Director, Half the Sky Foundation
Resources and articles
- Directors, Half the Sky Foundation, accessed April 30, 2010.