President and CEO, Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA)
Wendy K.D. Selig is the President and CEO of the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the largest private funder of melanoma research. Since its inception in 2007, MRA has provided more than $60 million in funding to melanoma researchers around the world. Ms. Selig has held leadership roles in numerous coalitions, including United for Medical Research (UMR) and Once Voice Against Cancer (OVAC). She has served on the National Cancer Institute Director's Consumer Liaison Group (DCLG) and is currently chair of the Board of Directors of the National Coalition of Cancer Research (NCCR). Prior to joining MRA in 2009, Ms. Selig, spent nearly a decade in leadership positions at the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.