Meng Ye is a PhD student in public policy majoring in public management and nonprofit studies. Her research interests lie in nonprofit commercialization, cross-sector collaboration, and social enterprises. She has published several journal articles and book chapters on topics including social enterprise policy, commercialism in nonprofit management, charitable fundraising, and charitable asset management.
Meng worked formerly as the Deputy Director of the Center for Charity Law of China Philanthropy Research Institute (CPRI). Her roles include conducting research and consulting projects on the nonprofit sector, funded by both domestic and international organizations such the Ford Foundation, the Gates Foundation and Asian Development Bank. She consulted the National People’s Congress and National Development and Reform Committee regarding refining the nonprofit regulatory systems and was closely involved in the legislative process of China’s first Charity Law. She also helped drafting local policies on nonprofits in Beijing, Shenzhen and Yunnan.
She has also been granted the honors of ARNOVA Graduate Diversity Scholarship, APPAM Equity and Inclusion Student Fellowship and Wallace O. Keene ASPA Conference Scholarship, among others. Her services for the research community include reviewing for journals and conferences and her role as the Editorial Manager at International Journal of Public Administration.
Meng received her LLB and LLM degrees from Beijing Normal University. She also earned a LLM in commercial and nonprofit law from University College Dublin with the support of the European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. Meng is also a qualified lawyer in China.