Mai is one of the most decorated debate educators in Asia. After graduating from Universiti Teknologi MARA (Bachelor of Laws Honours), Mai headed the Malaysian Institute for Debate and Public Speaking, and then continued her passion for debate education in South Korea as the Head of Resource Development at SNT Academy. She was a coach for Korea’s national debate team in 2018, and she is the Head Coach for Malaysia’s national debate team since 2019. Under her tutelage, Malaysia has ranked as one of the top ten nations in the World Schools Debating Championship for 3 years in a row, and she has also trained 40 students to qualify into the national debate teams in Malaysia, Korea and Hong Kong over the last 10 years.
Mai retired as a competitive speaker with 18 national championship titles under her belt, over 100 speaker awards and the only speaker in history to reach four consecutive Asian Grand Finals. As a judge, she has been awarded the Top 10 Judge in Asia award a total of seven times. At Capstone, Mai heads the Official Debate Team and teaches competitive debating.