Lily Trieu is a cross-sector professional with more than 15 years of experience in public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Currently she serves as a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Asian Texans for Justice, a statewide nonprofit with a mission to connect Asian and Pacific Islander Texans to meaningful civic action to build personal and political power. Prior to her policy and advocacy work, Lily spent over a decade 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 and completed a Portfolio Studies in Nonprofit Management.

Articles, Publications, and Appearances

A Texas high school is piloting the state’s first-ever Asian American studies course. Could politics stand in its way?

Texas Wants to Know: What’s Driving the Growth in Texas’ Asian-American Population?

‘Negligent and irresponsible’: Calls grow to investigate Allen shooting as a hate crime

Asian Americans are one of Texas’ fastest-growing demographics. But they feel ignored by politicians.

Building Power in the Midst of Crisis in Texas Asian American Communities and Beyond

Asian Texans for Justice w/ Lily Trieu

The Uniqueness of Asian Texans ft Lily Trieu Founder & Executive Director @ Asian Texans for Justice

Rep. Gene Wu and Lily Trieu of Asian Texans for Justice