President of Radio Free Asia, Libby Liu also presides over Radio Free Asia’s Internet freedom program, The Open Technology Fund, and BenarNews, an RFA-affiliated online news service serving audiences in South and Southeast Asia.
Ms. Liu provides strategic and operational direction for RFA’s mission of providing balanced, objective news to listeners in East Asian countries.
Ms. Liu also provides strategic and operational direction to the Open Technology Fund, which utilizes public funds to support Internet freedom projects promoting human rights and open societies.
Prior to joining RFA, she served as director of administration and strategic planning at the Baltimore-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
In her previous career as a lawyer, Ms. Liu focused on labor and employment law. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California-Berkeley, an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. A California native, Ms. Liu is the daughter of Chinese immigrants and she has traveled widely in East Asia.