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Develop your tech and leadership skills while empowering the younger generation to be confident individuals, innovative thinkers and problem solvers with a heart for the community. Come and join us!

We promise you lots of meaningful and fulfilling work, time to work on your creative muscles, memorable moments with our young ones, opportunity to meet new & interesting people, bits of adventures, some nerdy (and #aunty) jokes and a chance to make a difference in the community!

To apply, head on over to bit.ly/RecruitmentAAYLC

Meet the Team

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

Haslina spent the last fifteen years in higher education and discovered her passion for community development and youth empowerment. She's led the successful running of a number of leadership programmes, established a leadership and entrepreneurship centre, spearheaded the STEM movement in secondary schools in Miri, and mentored student leaders. Now she hopes to take her learning experiences to new heights with her Sarawak-based social enterprise, All Aboard Young Leaders Centre. She understands future challenges for youths and children and is committed to empower young minds into changemakers of tomorrow.

 Haslina Abdul Malek
Co-Founder at All Aboard Young Leaders Centre 

Former oil & gas executive turned rural education advocate. Tina believes that the move from barrels to books was worth it especially when it means helping that one rural kid to start believing in his own potentials to create a better future for himself. A Sarawak native, she also co-founded a Miri-based social enterprise in 2016 with the hope of bridging the learning gap between rural and urban education. When she’s not busy typing away at her laptop, you will find her with a book, enjoying eggs for breakfast/lunch/dinner.

 Zairustina Putit
Co-Founder at All Aboard Young Leaders Centre 

Graduated with Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering in Curtin University Malaysia. Diana found her passionate in teaching while tutoring in Curtin. She has been a teacher for over 7 years. She loves Mathematics and Additional Mathematics subjects as she believes that every questions can be solved. She also enjoys in coding and programming to improve problem-solving skills. When she is not busy being a teacher/mentor/coach, she loves to watch TV, singing and gaming.

 Diana Ling
Programme Lead

After graduating with a Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering), Evie is motivated to make learning an enjoyable process. Inspired by her surrounding, she decided to become a resourceful individual for the youth in discovering the world of technology. She wanted to take the challenge to build not only informative individual, but also a skillful generation.

Evie Chan Ling Sze
Learning Lead

An absolute lover of coding and all things science, Ariel had graduated with Bachelor of Computer Science with Honours (Software Engineering). Her passion for science and coding was ignited during her time in school, where she rocked multiple STEM competitions. As an enthusiast of STEM and lifelong learning, Ariel firmly believes that diving into innovation while pursuing education is super important. It's all about gaining knowledge, developing awesome skills, and fostering the right mindset for building a sustainable future. When she's not grinding through classes, you'll catch her roaming the city, indulging in her fave noms or vibing with an iced coffee while binge-watching Netflix in her own sanctuary.

Ariel Aren Joannes
Learning Officer

Meet Our Mentors

Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.

"A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.”

 Alan Tiong Ka Wei

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics)
Jan 2022 – Present

“Mentoring and teaching are two different things. By teaching, children will understand the theory, and by mentoring, children will practice the theory.”

Kenneth Lim Zheng Yuan

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
Curtin University, Malaysia
Jan 2022 – Present

Get To Know Our Past Mentors

A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you

“A mentor is not someone who teaches or solves problems; rather, it is someone who recognises talent and ability in others and helps them discover more of who they are by guiding and inspiring them.”

Adam Farourke

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)
Curtin University, Malaysia
 Jan 2022 – December 2023

”Through mentoring I have become the best version of myself!“

Mohd Hafiy Wazif Bin Hanafiah

Diploma in Computer Science
Universiti Teknologi Mara Sarawak, Malaysia
March 2022 – August 2022

“Learning and teaching is a lifelong journey but mentoring brings you to a journey of a lifetime.”

Brian Huong Nai Heng

Bachelor of Technology Computer System and Networking
Curtin University, Malaysia
Nov 2020 – January 2022

“As a mentor, model positive traits even when things aren’t going as I had envisioned them. Be resilient and try to find a way to reboot your brain for your preparation of the class. Keep your cool when things isn’t working as expected. Refocus at the session and try to think a bigger picture.”

Melissa Syra A. Rashid

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Construction)
Curtin University, Malaysia
July 2020 – February 2022

”Through mentoring I have become the best version of myself!“

Alvin Lau

Executive Engineer – Services
Tractors Petroleum Services Miri Sdn. Bhd.
Aug 2019 – Aug 2020

“Challenge yourself. Mentoring can “tech” your breath away.”

Gillian Harold

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical
Curtin University, Malaysia
Oct 2018 – Nov 2020

“As a working adult (now), I realized one of the most important things that push propel me forward in my career are is the soft skills that I gained as a mentor.”

Bong Chu Jun

Automation and Control Engineer
Ultech Engineering Sdn. Bhd.
Jan 2019 – Mar 2019

“I ended up learning from the kids more than I had known – they’re at the age where nothing’s stopping them to want to grow. If they want to build, they will. If they want to make a flying robot cat, they can. If they want to make their plants walk, they probably could too.”

Khairina Khatib

Bachelor in Science (Applied Geology Hons)
Curtin University, Malaysia
Jan 2019 – Sept 2020

“By Teaching You Will Learn, By Learning You Will Teach.”

Han Kit Siew

Failure Analysis Research & Development Engineer
Intel Technology Sdn Bhd
Jul 2017 – Dec 2019

“Challenge yourself. Mentoring can “tech” your breath away.”

Lancelot Chong

System Validation and Debug Engineer
Intel Corporation
Aug 2017 – Dec 2018

“Learning is a continuous and a never-ending journey. While we are used to a “systematic” approach to learning where we are segregated by age groups and ranked through examinations, the children have shown me that we are all different. We learn at different pace through different methods and techniques. What is more important is to enjoy the journey of learning.”

Muhammad Afiq Kamel

Research Postgraduate
Imperial College London
Jan 2018 – Jan 2019

“Learn from the children as much as they learn from you. Leave the teaching to the teachers, and be their mentor and friend”

Nurul Ain Hamizan

Chair, IEEE Curtin Malaysia Student Branch
Curtin University, Malaysia
Jan 2018 – Dec 2019

Get to Know Our Current Interns

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.

"The key to being a good mentor is to help people become more of who they already are -- not to make them more like you"

Muhammad Dzikri Bin Tony

Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Industrial Physics, UiTM Shah Alam
Mar 2022 – ongoing


Meet Our Current Interns

Get to Know Our Past Interns

Passion is the difference between having a job or having a career.

“Becoming a mentor become a critical part of my life since I found a new colour of myself through it. Learning together with the student instead of teaching them is the best part of mentoring”

 Aida Hartini

Diploma In Information Technology (Digital Technology)
Jan 2022 – July 2022


“One of mentors’ greatest assets is their capacity to perceive what others can’t and to guide them on a path to their goal.”

Chiong Wen Cheng

Bachelor of Computer Science Network Engineering (Hons)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Jan 2022 – July 2022

”Through mentoring I have become the best version of myself!“

Mohd Hafiy Wazif Bin Hanafiah

Diploma in Computer Science
Universiti Teknologi Mara Sarawak, Malaysia
March 2022 – October 2022

“Mentoring the generation that will lead the country is a very big responsibility and I am very proud that I am one of the people that bear the responsibility"

Mohd Amirul Hisyam

Bachelor of Computer Science in Network Computing (Hons)
University College Of Technology Sarawak, Malaysia
Apr 2021 – Sep 2021


“In order to spark up the passion in your students, you yourself need to be passionate first. Lastly, never try, never know; never fail, never learn.”

Liew Kah Soon

Bachelor of Computer Science in Network Computing (Hons)
University College Of Technology Sarawak, Malaysia
Oct 2020 – Mar 2021


“The most rewarding aspects of being an intern is the freedom to do self-exploration and opportunity to experiment with numerous software and hardware.”

Faizul Hadiman

Bachelor in Computer Sciences (Software Engineering)
University College Of Technology Sarawak, Malaysia
Feb 2020 – Jul 2020

“At Chumbaka, we don’t ‘teach’. We ‘mentor’, which I enjoyed a lot.”

Michael Lian Gau

Knewton Global School
Jul 2019 – Feb 2020

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