Xin worked in the Chinese judiciary after she graduated from her law studies at the China University of Political Science and Law. She also passed the National Bar Exam in 1998 and the National Judicial Examination in China in 1999. She completed master studies in international human rights law and European law in Sweden. Her educational background lends her extensive knowledge on Chinese law and international human rights law. Wang Xin joined RWI in October 2003, and is now working as Programme Officer at the RWI Beijing Office, focusing on cooperation with the justice sector.