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Kelvin Tan

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Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Project ID


Kelvin Tan is the founder and chief executive officer of Project ID, a social enterprise that promotes student leadership, social-emotional learning, and youth employment. As CEO, Kelvin oversees a staff of 12 in the implementation of career and leadership programs for young people in under-resourced communities. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he collaborated with Teach For Malaysia to create soft-skill modules for distance learning in rural communities. As a classroom teacher, Kelvin experienced firsthand the inequities faced by students from low-income communities, which motivated him to launch Project ID. He believes that beyond academic performance, students must build critical soft skills and good mindsets to achieve success.

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