Alia Marwah Eyres, BA ’01
- Chair Emeritus, Elliott School Board of Advisors; Chief Executive Officer, Mother's Choice
Joined Fall 2013
Alia Eyres is the CEO of Mother's Choice, a local Hong Kong charity that provides and promotes loving, nurturing care for babies and children needing permanent homes, and for single girls and their families facing crisis pregnancies.
Prior to joining Mother's Choice, Mrs. Eyres was a corporate lawyer in Hong Kong for Hogan Lovells, and in New York for Skadden, Arps. Mrs. Eyres holds a Juris Doctorate from the Georgetown University Law Centre and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from The George Washington University, where she was also a member of the NCAA Division 1 Women's Rowing Team.
Mrs. Eyres was born and raised in Hong Kong, where she and her six younger siblings had the opportunity to volunteer at Mother's Choice through childhood. Mrs. Eyres lives with her husband, an entrepreneur from Ireland, and her sons.