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Emily Liu Foy

Emily Liu Foy is a business leader and philanthropist. Emily is an owner and board member of her family’s business, Tireco Inc., one of the largest brand marketers and distributors of tires in North America. Emily’s personal career includes two decades of entertainment experience as an actor and producer. She is the founder and CEO of Sweet Violet Films production company and producer of films for distribution across streaming platforms including Warner Bros VOD & Netflix.

Emily serves as a trustee of the RM Liu Foundation whose philanthropic initiatives focus on education, health care, and international issues with an emphasis on Asia. The foundation has partnered with various institutions including the University of Notre Dame, Pacific Council on International Policy, Torrance Memorial Hospital Foundation, and others. Emily currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies at the University of Notre Dame. At the Liu Institute, Emily works on international Asian education initiatives, increasing campus ethnic diversity, and helping recruit keynote speakers including Ban Ki-Moon, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations, international human rights advocates, and Nobel Laureates.

Emily is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Psychology. A daughter of immigrants, Emily is passionate about equity, storytelling, and mental health. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.