Meet The Team

Kai Song is an ex-Mckinsey London consultant currently working in an early stage edtech startup. She is passionate about education access, and has previously founded CollegeLAH, led a pro bono consulting project for Teach for Malaysia and volunteered with Myanmar refugee education centres.

Kai Song Eer
Co-Founder

Kaveen studies Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics at the University of Warwick, UK. In 2020, he co-led Teh Ais-O-Late, a youth virtual music night that raised RM 30,000 to purchase COVID-19 test kits for Malaysia. He is passionate about empowering youth and education equality.

Kaveen Parthiban
Co-Founder

Tzy Hwan is anFinance, Accounting and Management student from the University of Nottingham Malaysia. He was previously a volunteer tutor for Teach For Malaysia and has previously co-founded Laptop4All, a social enterprise that fundraised for underprivileged children to provide them with Laptops for their online learning purposes.

Tzy Hwan Hiew
Managing Director

Shannen is an Actuarial Science graduate from Heriot-Watt University. She is passionate towards ensuring equal education among the community and was previously a tutor lead in the first cohort of Rakan Tutor.

Shannen Low Managing Director

Wen Wen is an associate behavioural designer at a non-profit organization that uses behavioural science to generate social impact. She previously started CollegeLAH, led a pro bono consulting project for Teach for Malaysia, and has experience tutoring refugee children.

Wen Wen Teh
Program Director

Aside from committing to law school, Anis is passionate in unlearning and relearning about social issues by participating in the exploration of potential platforms to create solutions.

Anis Sufea
Program Director

Samantha is a 3rd Year Undergraduate at Monash Australia, majoring in Chemistry. She is passionate in the areas of youth advocacy, healthcare and policy - and in her free time, indulging in her guilty pleasures, music and travelling!

Samantha Lee
Master Marketing Wizard

Winfrey studies Data Science at the University of California, San Diego. As a data science enthusiast, she aspires to apply Data Science knowledge in the field of education to address inequality issues and close education gaps.

Winfrey Kong
Master Marketing Wizard

Shu Fen is a Counselling Psychology graduate from Universiti Malaysia Sabah and is now working as an early childhood educator. During her university time, she volunteered to teach undocumented children from Sabah. Prior to that, she witnessed how powerful the education is to change their life, so here she is.

Shu Fen Chong
Student Welfare Director

Hi, my name is Katharine. I like cats, but I don't mind a dog person.

Katharine Tay Xin Yi
Student Welfare Director

Ram is an MEng Chemical Engineering undergraduate at the University of Nottingham Malaysia with deep passion in student engagement projects. Having conducted short-term tutoring programs in the past, he look forward to creating a bigger impact for underprivileged students.

Ramanath Tamelarasan
Operations Director

Samantha is a Biomedical Science student from the University of Sheffield. She loves the great outdoors and running around chasing after a plastic disc during her free time!

Samantha Choo
Operations Director

Qarirah is a litigation & intellectual property lawyer at Tay & Partners. She is passionate about issues relating to socio economic justice. She believes that equal access to education could make a huge difference in improving lives and should be a guaranteed right.

Nurul Qarirah
Partnership Lead

Rachel is a product manager at Instahome, a digital home rental startup. She is passionate about equality and economic empowerment. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she started MPower, a program to help micro F&B entrepreneurs digitise their businesses.

Rachel Lee
Partnership Lead

Wai Kin is a M&A lawyer at Rahmat Lim & Partners. He is passionate about building awareness of humanities amongst Malaysian students and has conducted several classes for secondary school students on topics relating to the fundamentals of the society, including contemporary political systems and theory of justice.

Wai Kin Leo
Partnership Lead

Jie Yi is a full time small animal veterinarian at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Whilst she spends most of her time covered in fur, scratches, and poo, she would like to do what little she can to help underprivileged communities in Malaysia. She was previously involved in a programme tutoring students from rural areas of Sabah.

Jie Yi Ng
Secretary

Jay Yen is a corporate treasury analyst at Maybank. He was previously the Perdana Fellow to the Prime Minister and has also led a pro bono consulting project for Teach for Malaysia. He believes that education is most important for the nation and everyone should be given equal education opportunity.

Jay Yen Lim
Tech & Finance Lead

Sze Hui is a Pharmacy student from Penang Island. She believes education should be accessible for everyone.

Ooi Sze Hui
Program Associate

Xiao Binn is geotechnical design engineer in KL graduated with an MEng from Imperial College London. A recipient of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) UK QUEST Kenneth Watson Travel Award and a firm believer in educational empowerment for ethnic minorities, he was actively involved in social projects that champion sustainable development in rural Borneo.

Xiao Binn Neoh
Program Associate

Yuen Seng is a final-year Statistical Data Science student at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. He believes that everyone should be given equal opportunity in education.

Yuen Seng Lai
Program Associate

Jun QI is a freshman of this weird university called Minerva University, and he'll be studying in 7 cities around the world throughout his undergraduate program! His current hobbies include playing the harmonica and drinking coffee midnight.

Jun Qi Liew
Program Associate

Song Yu is currently an Account and Finance student from the University of Nottingham Malaysia. He is looking forward to be a part of RakanTutor and contribute as much as possible.

Song Yu Ho
Student Welfare Associate

An extraordinary ordinary person trying to pave his way in life. He also enjoys literature and would write poems to escape, well life.

Lingeswary Manickam
Student Welfare Associate

Crisphine is the name given, but she usually goes by Cris. She studies International and Strategic Studies at the University of Malaya. Coming from Song, Sarawak, she is passionate about bridging the education gap among underprivileged students, a struggle she has seen firsthand.

Crisphine
Student Welfare Associate

Coffee and Work

Muhammad Alif Iman
Marketing Associate

Nara is from the University of Nottingham. Just your average byproduct of overstimulation.

Nara Ruslan
Operations Associate

Hui Ern is an incoming Medicine student at Trinity College Dublin. She hopes to better understand how to help students learn more efficiently and in turn contribute towards closing the educational gap alongside the incoming Rakan Tutor cohort.

Hui Ern Tan
Operations Associate

Samantha is a 2nd year medical student studying in University College Dublin. A tutor from the previous cohort, she has always paid attention to "learning loss" in our country. As part of the team, she hopes to provide assistance to those who are currently struggling in this situation, so that they can receive the education they deserve.

Samantha Heng
Operations Associate

Hi, my name is Bryan. I like dogs, but I don't mind a cat person.

Bryan Ng
Operations Associate

Kai Song is an ex-Mckinsey London consultant currently working in an early stage edtech startup. She is passionate about education access, and has previously founded CollegeLAH, led a pro bono consulting project for Teach for Malaysia and volunteered with Myanmar refugee education centres.

Kai Song Eer
Co-Founder

Kaveen studies Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics at the University of Warwick, UK. In 2020, he co-led Teh Ais-O-Late, a youth virtual music night that raised RM 30,000 to purchase COVID-19 test kits for Malaysia. He is passionate about empowering youth and education equality.

Kaveen Parthiban
Co-Founder

Tzy Hwan is anFinance, Accounting and Management student from the University of Nottingham Malaysia. He was previously a volunteer tutor for Teach For Malaysia and has previously co-founded Laptop4All, a social enterprise that fundraised for underprivileged children to provide them with Laptops for their online learning purposes.

Tzy Hwan Hiew
Managing Director

Shannen is an Actuarial Science graduate from Heriot-Watt University. She is passionate towards ensuring equal education among the community and was previously a tutor lead in the first cohort of Rakan Tutor.

Shannen Low Managing Director

Wen Wen is an associate behavioural designer at a non-profit organization that uses behavioural science to generate social impact. She previously started CollegeLAH, led a pro bono consulting project for Teach for Malaysia, and has experience tutoring refugee children.

Wen Wen Teh
Program Director

Aside from committing to law school, Anis is passionate in unlearning and relearning about social issues by participating in the exploration of potential platforms to create solutions.

Anis Sufea
Program Director

Samantha is a 3rd Year Undergraduate at Monash Australia, majoring in Chemistry. She is passionate in the areas of youth advocacy, healthcare and policy - and in her free time, indulging in her guilty pleasures, music and travelling!

Samantha Lee
Master Marketing Wizard

Winfrey studies Data Science at the University of California, San Diego. As a data science enthusiast, she aspires to apply Data Science knowledge in the field of education to address inequality issues and close education gaps.

Winfrey Kong
Master Marketing Wizard

Shu Fen is a Counselling Psychology graduate from Universiti Malaysia Sabah and is now working as an early childhood educator. During her university time, she volunteered to teach undocumented children from Sabah. Prior to that, she witnessed how powerful the education is to change their life, so here she is.

Shu Fen Chong
Student Welfare Director

Hi, my name is Katharine. I like cats, but I don't mind a dog person.

Katharine Tay Xin Yi
Student Welfare Director

Ram is an MEng Chemical Engineering undergraduate at the University of Nottingham Malaysia with deep passion in student engagement projects. Having conducted short-term tutoring programs in the past, he look forward to creating a bigger impact for underprivileged students.

Ramanath Tamelarasan
Operations Director

Samantha is a Biomedical Science student from the University of Sheffield. She loves the great outdoors and running around chasing after a plastic disc during her free time!

Samantha Choo
Operations Director

Wai Kin is a M&A lawyer at Rahmat Lim & Partners. He is passionate about building awareness of humanities amongst Malaysian students and has conducted several classes for secondary school students on topics relating to the fundamentals of the society, including contemporary political systems and theory of justice.

Wai Kin Leo
Partnership Lead

Qarirah is a litigation & intellectual property lawyer at Tay & Partners. She is passionate about issues relating to socio economic justice. She believes that equal access to education could make a huge difference in improving lives and should be a guaranteed right.

Nurul Qarirah
Secretary

Rachel is a product manager at Instahome, a digital home rental startup. She is passionate about equality and economic empowerment. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she started MPower, a program to help micro F&B entrepreneurs digitise their businesses.

Rachel Lee
Partnership Lead

Jie Yi is a full time small animal veterinarian at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Whilst she spends most of her time covered in fur, scratches, and poo, she would like to do what little she can to help underprivileged communities in Malaysia. She was previously involved in a programme tutoring students from rural areas of Sabah.

Jie Yi Ng
Secretary

Jay Yen is a corporate treasury analyst at Maybank. He was previously the Perdana Fellow to the Prime Minister and has also led a pro bono consulting project for Teach for Malaysia.He believes that education is most important for the nation and everyone should be given equal education opportunity.

Jay Yen Lim
Tech & Finance Lead

Sze Hui is a Pharmacy student from Penang Island. She believes education should be accessible for everyone.

Ooi Sze Hui
Program Associate

Xiao Binn is geotechnical design engineer in KL graduated with an MEng from Imperial College London. A recipient of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) UK QUEST Kenneth Watson Travel Award and a firm believer in educational empowerment for ethnic minorities, he was actively involved in social projects that champion sustainable development in rural Borneo.

Xiao Binn Neoh
Program Associate

Yuen Seng is a final-year Statistical Data Science student at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. He believes that everyone should be given equal opportunity in education.

Yuen Seng Lai
Program Associate

Jun QI is a freshman of this weird university called Minerva University, and he'll be studying in 7 cities around the world throughout his undergraduate program! His current hobbies include playing the harmonica and drinking coffee midnight.

Jun Qi Liew
Program Associate

Song Yu is currently an Account and Finance student from the University of Nottingham Malaysia. He is looking forward to be a part of RakanTutor and contribute as much as possible.

Song Yu Ho
Student Welfare Associate

An extraordinary ordinary person trying to pave his way in life. He also enjoys literature and would write poems to escape, well life.

Lingeswary Manickam
Student Welfare Associate

Crisphine is the name given, but she usually goes by Cris. She studies International and Strategic Studies at the University of Malaya. Coming from Song, Sarawak, she is passionate about bridging the education gap among underprivileged students, a struggle she has seen firsthand.

Crisphine
Student Welfare Associate

Coffee and Work

Muhammad Alif Iman
Marketing Associate

Nara is from the University of Nottingham. Just your average byproduct of overstimulation.

Nara Ruslan
Operations Associate

Hui Ern is an incoming Medicine student at Trinity College Dublin. She hopes to better understand how to help students learn more efficiently and in turn contribute towards closing the educational gap alongside the incoming Rakan Tutor cohort.

Hui Ern Tan
Operations Associate

Samantha is a 2nd year medical student studying in University College Dublin. A tutor from the previous cohort, she has always paid attention to "learning loss" in our country. As part of the team, she hopes to provide assistance to those who are currently struggling in this situation, so that they can receive the education they deserve.

Samantha Heng
Operations Associate

Hi, my name is Bryan. I like dogs, but I don't mind a cat person.

Bryan Ng
Operations Associate