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About MIRM

ABOUT
MIRM
ABOUT
MIRM

Founded in 2015, the Make It Right Movement (MIRM) is a CSR initiative by Brickfields Asia College (BAC) that aims to create a sustained positive impact on society by championing community causes both locally and globally, leveraging all resources of the BAC Education Group. MIRM provides a platform for businesses and organisations to meet their social objectives through active partnerships and strong affiliations, built around efficiently managed community engagement. MIRM collaborates with over 80 social good entities, and is involved in more than 200 charity programmes and CSR-related projects and events annually. We proudly support the initiatives, projects and causes of our students, partners and affiliates, and welcome all suggestions to bring progressive social change.

MEET THE MIRM TEAM

Raja Singham
Founder

Co-founder and Company Director of the BAC Education Group, Raja Singham is an educator, entrepreneur and a founding member of a range of companies specialising in education, corporate training, advertising, publications, event management and IT development.

Raja founded Brickfields Asia College (BAC) in 1991 at the age of 24 which grew to become the largest law school in Malaysia. Named Education Man of the Year by the Brand Laureate for his significant contribution to the education sector, he has implemented various initiatives to improve education and access to education in Malaysia. He also received the National Outstanding Educator Award in 2015 from the Private Education Co-operative of Malaysia. Raja was recently invited to join the ASEAN Business Advisory Council as the Malaysian representative. He was also appointed the Lead Mentor of the ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN) in Malaysia under the ASEAN Business Advisory Council. He was named a Circle Expert for TN50 (Transformasi National 2050) on Work and Value Creation which looked at the future of jobs, skills and careers to prepare the Malaysian education system and workforce for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

A well-known philanthropist whose personal mission is to transform a million lives through education, Raja now spends most of his time supporting both Malaysian and international causes under the Make It Right Movement (MIRM) umbrella.

Brian Lariche
CEO of Make It Right Movement

Brian has vast experience in community development in Malaysia and internationally. He was Project Adviser for the UNDP Malaysia, and is also a trained facilitator for numerous local and international youth and community engagement programs. He has published, written, translated and adapted numerous books, manuals and brochures on socio-medical issues and governance. He sits on numerous committees globally. Brian’s passion lies in seeing equity in society. He manages the overall direction of MIRM in consultation with the Founder.

Email-brian@makeitrightmovement.com

Amanda Kong
Community Advocate for PWDs

Amanda was diagnosed with Congenital Glaucoma at birth, which resulted in vision impairment. Unhindered by her predicament, she defied expectations when awarded the Outstanding Cambridge Learners Award for being the Top Law Student in the World in 2013. This tenacious young woman continues to inspire others when she graduated with a Class I LLB (HONS) from the University of Liverpool in 2016.

Amanda’s greatest milestone in her life’s journey is being admitted and enrolled as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.

In line with her passion to champion for the cause of PWDs in Malaysia, coupled with her determination to give back to the community, Amanda joined MIRM and is currently developing her experience in CSR-related works, by working closely with the CEO and the MIRM team on various projects in collaboration with MIRM’s partners and affiliates. Not forgetting her cause, Amanda’s portfolio also focuses on projects which champions diversity and inclusion:

  • Redrafting the Persons with Disabilities Act 2008;
  • Glamour Includes – a fashion show promoting adaptive clothing for PWDs;
  • Conducting briefings with the MIRM team at corporate bodies to promote diversity and inclusion of PWDs in the workforce; and
  • Curating the first ever report on the status of PWDs in Malaysia.

Amanda strives to “make it right” towards a more inclusive world.

Email-amanda@makeitrightmovement.com

Rachel Siew
Rare Disease Advocate

A petite law graduate who is also running her own trust fund (Rachel Siew Suet Li Trust Fund) for her lifetime medical needs. Rachel strives to give back to the community by providing assistance to the marginalised especially the Rare Disease community. Besides advocating for the Rare Disease group, Rachel manages Admin, Logistics, MIRM Partners and Specialjobs together with the MIRM Team. A motivational speaker and author, Rachel is here for the community.

Email-rachel@makeitrightmovement.com

Nicole Jo Pereira

Community Development Executive

Nicole Jo is a law graduate who passed the Certificate in Legal Practice (‘CLP’) as well as the Bar Professional Training Course (‘BPTC’). She has been admitted to the Bar of England and Wales and since then has completed her chambering in Malaysia; she now awaits being admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaysia.

During her years in the legal profession she discovered a passion in championing women’s rights as well as the rights of children, and has gone on to publish numerous articles on Sexual Harassment in Malaysia.

While waiting to be admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaysia, she joined MIRM in November 2020 which she has since found to be an eye opening experience. MIRM has enabled her to pursue her passion in community service while exposing her to the realities and difficulties of day-to-day life for many marginalized communities in Malaysia.

Nicole strives to dedicate her life and her legal training, which she has been fortunate in obtaining, towards ensuring that more women and children have the opportunity to live a life that is free and without fear. This is something MIRM has enabled her and is continuously training her to do.

Email nicole@makeitrightmovement.com

Saw Min Khant
Accounts and Project Support Associate

Saw Min Khant, also known as Shaun, is the Accounts and Project Support Associate for the MIRM. He joined the team in 2019 and has become an indispensable part of the team within this short time. Shaun multi-tasks with various projects but focused mostly on content development for training and managing accounts for different projects with MIRM events. He also manages social media for MIRM and is very adept at design. He is quiet but resilient.

Email-saw@makeitrightmovement.com

Shaqraz Ahmad
Logistic and Project Associate

Shaqraz is our Logistic and project Associate at the MIRM. He focuses on developing training modules, event management and managing the social media for MIRM making him an integral part of the team. He believes in supporting the suppressed and underprivileged communities which is his main focus at MIRM.

Email-shaqraz@makeitrightmovement.com

Visvamitra Ravindran
Associate

Visva, was a Support Associate at MIRM. He worked on most MIRM community projects and provided support to the Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit (MITRA) Integrated project and the UNICEF Internship and Volunteer initiatives. With his departure to the UK to further his studies in the field of social science in September 2020, he will continue to undertake any research and project development work from the UK. Among his interest are in mental and physical health, and social networking, all of which brings a broader perspective to our projects.

Charlene Woon
Intern

Charlene, a cheerful and tenacious member of MIRM that joined the team back in May 2021 with only one goal – to make this world a better place. She believes that no matter how trivial one’s impact towards the society might be, every contribution matters so long as it made a difference. With that goal imprinted in her mind, she actively involved herself in various community development programs and activities.

Vicky Lim
Intern

As an undergraduate student in Brickfields Asia College, Vicky believes that knowledge learnt should be applied in real-world problems. Therefore, when given the opportunity, she decided to join the MIRM team in May 2021 to improve her personal development and skills. She assists and supports the team in different aspects of work such as project research and design work. Vicky is a quiet and happy-go-lucky girl. Her personality makes her a person who is easy to communicate and work with.

Uvensarma C. Segaran
Intern

Uven is a Business student at Brickfields Asia College. He mainly assist MIRM in-house Design Team with their ongoing projects. Currently they are curating videos and posters to create the needed awareness on Covid-19 amongst the Malaysian community as part of the World Health Organisation (WHO) project.

Nicol Lor
Intern

Nicol is a law graduate who aspires to bring joy and happiness wherever she goes. She joined MIRM as part of the BAC Legal Apprenticeship Program 2021 and has an underlying passion in dance, visual media & design.

Clara Oi
Intern

Clara has selected MIRM as part of her BAC Apprenticeship Programme 2021 to embark on a self-discovery journey. She dearly hold this principle of “I never neglect an opportunity for any improvement”. She also am a nature lover and aspire to be a tree hugger.

David R. Nyanapragasam
Community Projects Support Associate

David is an aspiring lawyer who seeks to continue to use his legal knowledge and skills to be able to assist those around him. His experience with MIRM as part of the BAC Apprentice Programme has enabled him to be able to not just make a change, but strive to do it the right way.

MIRM DESIGN TEAM

Valerie Chai
Graphic Designer (Lead)

Valerie is the lead graphic designer of MIRM. She works with the other MIRM team members to bring out the best in each print material, online material and videos that they develop.  Valerie is internationally trained and had worked in North America before health issues brought her home.

Email-valerie@makeitrightmovement.com

Suhan Ganapathe
Graphic Designer

Suhan is our in-house Graphic Designer who creates posters, animation and videos for NGOs despite having Retinitis Pigmentosa, a form of visual disability. He is enthusiastic when it comes to developing his own short film and is always ready to help out in all short film related projects.

Subramaniam Loganathan
Graphic Designer

The latest member of the Graphic Team, Subra graduated with a business management degree but has moved on into his first love of graphic design.  Subra  works with MIRM partners to understand their needs before creating the initial artwork. Then, with direct feedback from the client, the design is fine tuned. Subra is known for his soothing designs that are uncluttered.  Subra is living with cerebral palsy and is a man of few words but his ability speaks for itself