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The Malaysian Professional and Business Association (MPBA) is a volunteer run organization seeking to bring together the Malaysian community in the San Francisco Bay Area through business, professional and social activities.


We welcome Malaysians or friends of Malaysians to join our events. MPBA is a non-profit 501(c)(4) organization that was founded in 1992.


You can also follow us on Facebook at


We organize various activities and events throughout the year in the Silicon Valley Bay Area. Through them, you get to meet with fellow Malaysians and be connected to the Malaysian community in your area.


Our events include:

  • Social dinners and get-togethers Social dinners and get-togethers to include Chinese New Year dinnerHari Raya festivals, Diwali festivals, Hawker festivals, Volunteer potlucks, and more.

  • Professional seminars around topics relevant to the community such as immigration, tax and startups.

  • Diaspora outreach events where we help get out the word when organizations from Malaysia visit the Bay Area.


President: Manor Narayanan

Vice President: Swee Hoon Ong

Treasurer & Finance Director: Hong Yang Chong

Event Director: Michelle Boo

Communications & Web Director: Iris Lim

Marketing Director: Jas Chahal

PR & Engagement Director: Nini Suhami Fayek

Tech & Data Management: Jia Qie Lee


Belinda Portenier, Yitmin Liang,

Jane Aw Yang, Justin Khoo


Want to get involved? Join the dynamic team at MPBA and volunteer with us! Non-Malaysians are welcome to apply. Positions include Web and Social Media, Event based help, Book keeping and Marketing.

*Note that volunteer positions are only available to those in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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