Lily Trieu is a cross-sector professional with more than 14 years of experience in public, private, and nonprofit organizations. She has broad experiences in grassroots organizing, advocacy, and policy in various Texas markets including Harris County, Fort Bend County, Travis County, and many others.
Currently she serves as the Interim Executive Director of Asian Texans for Justice, a statewide nonprofit with a mission to connect Asian Texans of all intersectional identities to meaningful civic action to build personal and political power for future generations.
Lily is passionate about equity and access to quality education as a means for personal and economic empowerment. In 2019, she worked in the Texas House of Representatives on the House Committee on Public Education in the 86th Legislative Session and in 2018, Lily was a Graduate Fellow at The Archer Center for Public Policy, with a concentration on Federal Education Policy.
Prior to her political and advocacy work, Lily spent over ten years in the private sector with a focus on strategy, relationship management, and project management. She has a BBA in Marketing and BA in Asian Studies from The University of Texas Austin as well as an MBA with a concentration in Public and Governmental Affairs from the McCombs School of Business. During her graduate studies, she also completed a Portfolio Studies in Nonprofit Management. Currently based in Austin, TX, Lily sits on the City of Austin Library Commission, is a board member of the Ballet Austin Guild and New Leaders Council.