Ms Rahayu Mahzam
Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health & Ministry of Law
Rahayu Mahzam is currently the Senior Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Law. She has been a Member of Parliament representing the Jurong Group Representation Constituency since September 2015. Prior to her appointment as Parliamentary Secretary in September 2020, Rahayu was a lawyer, specialising in family law.
Rahayu has introduced many social programmes in Bukit Batok East to help families, support students and uplift women. Her initiatives with volunteers have also led to Bukit Batok East being recognised as a Dementia-Friendly Community in Singapore.
In Parliament, Rahayu has championed the interests of the special needs’ community, youth development, as well as efforts to empower women and preserve a strong, multi-racial and multi-religious community.
She is Deputy Chairperson of the REACH Supervisory Panel and sits on the OnePeople.SG Executive Committee and the National Youth Council. She leads the M3 Youth empowerment and mentoring efforts in the Malay/Muslim community and was one of the co-chairs leading the efforts of the Conversations on Women’s Development.
Rahayu also co-chairs the Singapore Together Alliance for Action to tackle online harms, and is involved in the Child and Maternal Health & Well-being as well as the Inter-agency Taskforce on Mental Health and Well-being.