Paggie Tan is a sophomore studying Economics with minors in Math and Business Studies in CAS. She identifies as a Malaysian-Chinese heterosexual cisgender woman. She is able-bodied. She comes from a socioeconomic background that is considered middle-class in the United States but upper-middle-class in Malaysia, where she is from. Tan is not religious. As an international student, she describes coming to New York City as an experience that has made her more independent, especially since the city is so big. She is the president of the Malaysian Student Association and a member of the Marketing Society at Stern.