Jay Sivanesan Paranam

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Jay Sivanesan Paranam lives in Malaysia and was born in 2010.

  • Jay is a passionate chess player, debater, Model United Nations (MUN) enthusiast, theater actor and coder. 
  • His favorite reads include, Breakfast with Einstein by Chad Orzel, Power by Naomi Alderman, and The Missing Cryptoqueen by Jamie Barlett.
  • In the future, Jay is hoping to pursue a Computer Science and Engineering degree at MIT, with dreams of becoming a tech pioneer, AI engineer, coder, or ethical hacker.
  • Jay has proudly been a part of the Scholastic Kids Press program for two years!

“In the game of life, I move each piece with purpose, debating the challenges, acting out my dreams, and coding solutions for a brighter future.”

Jay Sivanesan Paranam

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A Chess Prodigy Rises to the Top in Malaysia

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June 5th, 2024

“Victory is not just about winning,” says Poh Yu Tian, 15. “To improve, you have to keep practicing and learning.” 

A Science Center in Malaysia Makes STEM Fun

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March 20th, 2024

The Penang Science Cluster, says Nik Nurul Kamila, is dedicated to “fostering innovation and creativity.”

Diana Award Winner From Malaysia Seeks Environmental Change

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September 11th, 2023

Max Han, a graduate student at Yale University, talks about his organization, Youths United for Earth, and his passion to create a better world. 

The Unlikely Journey of Cheeming Boey

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April 29th, 2023

The artist and author visits a Malaysian school to talk about his unique work. 

A Lesson in Public Speaking

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January 10th, 2023

On World Speech Day, young people in several countries got a chance to share their ideas with the world. 

Young Writers in Malaysia Get a Head Start

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December 23rd, 2022

A unique program in this Southeast Asian country offers an opportunity for publication and valuable life lessons.