Wax launched Impact 100 London, a collective philanthropy focused on women and girls in London, in February 2020. Wax is also a governor of Ark Elvin Academy in London and member of the Advisory Board of the Sutton Trust and Room to Read. Previously, she worked in banking for Merrill Lynch in New York and London and as an international trade consultant in Washington, DC. She has served as a political consultant on local, state, and national campaigns in the United States, and was also the co-founder of a nonprofit in New York City called Girls Career Workshop that works to expose at-risk high school girls to a broad range of careers. Wax holds a BA in politics from the University of California.