My Life Puzzle

By Amalya Hambardzumyan When the spirit of experiencing the taste of success merges with her ambitious character, Tsovinar Kostanyan, steps ahead, by leaving the barriers behind. Inside her planet of aspirations, the limitless devotion towards her homeland strengthens her more. With the clear image of future, she purposefully dives into the world of politics by…

Discovering Finance Management Spirit

By Vardan Janazyan In the course of his MBA studies at the American University of Armenia, Alexander Harutunian discovered within himself a strong finance managerial spirit. After graduating in 2001, Alexander has started his career path and never settled for more than 15 years. Alexander’s curiosity led him to the discovery of his passion for…

Passion as a Way to Self-Realization

By Sona Martikyan  “It all starts with the passion for exploration and then there is hardly any lack of resource and opportunity,” says Narek Manukyan, an AUA alumnus who studied Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA). Narek is an example of a person who continually works on self-realization and uses all the surrounding resources to…

Turning Dreams into Reality through Inspiration and Will

By Sharmagh Mardi “Believe in God, rely on your strength, and never be discouraged by difficulties” – an inspiring statement in life and career of one of the prosecutors, working at the General Procuracy Office of the RA, Arshak Martirosyan. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Law at the Yerevan State University, Mr. Martirosyan continued…

The Long Path of Success: from Eurovision to the Ministry of Economics

By Saten Harutyunyan “Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”                         -Oscar Wild Mariana Javakhyan, 2015 graduate of the Masters in Political Science and International Affairs (MPSA), is a unique and talented person who started her career as an expert at the “Ministry of the Economic Development and Investments”…

AUA Builds a Solid Foundation in the Success

By Noubar Ounjian “No human ever became interesting by not failing, so the more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person and as a professional.” These words came from an AUA alumnus, graduated as MIS class of 2014 and now, a profoundly prominent contributor and researcher in the field…

An IT who Likes Poetry

By Natalie Adulyan He’s pretty hard to reach because he’s in Tehran on a business trip. Going to different countries is the part of his job. Saro Deravanesian, 37, is a senior software engineer in the Armenian branch of a US company called Numetrics Global Software. The company has its ERP software products and Saro’s…

More than a Teacher

By Maykl Hovhannesyan Mher Davtyan, 29, was born in the Northern part of Armenia, in the city of Vanadzor. He received his bachelor’s and first master’s degrees at Vanadzor State University majoring in the field of philology. In 2014, Mher decided to apply to the MA TEFL degree program at the American University of Armenia…

Seeking Inspiration for Motivation

By Gevorg Atanesyan “This not in mortals to command success, But we’ll do more, Sempronius,— We’ll deserve it.” -Joseph Addison Marine Asatryan is an American University of Armenia alumni with a Masters Degree in Engineering from AUA’s College of Science and Engineering in 2014 who currently resides in Los Angeles, California and attends the University…

Hard Work and Its Successful Outcome

by Mariam Mirzoyan An AUA Alumnus Armen Petrosian shares his thoughts about inspiration in a unique way. He time travels back to when he was a student and gives some advice to the younger version of himself. Armen Petrosian graduated from Yerevan State Engineering University in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Systems and Computer…

AUA MA TEFL Graduate is off to Great Places!

by Margarita Nahapetyan They say the course of life is very unpredictable. This saying is especially appropriate in the case of AUA alumna Diana Torosyan. Little did she know that one day she would graduate from AUA with MA in TEFL and then teach English in the world’s most populous country. Diana Torosyan got her…

Freedom in Business is Possible

By Margarit Mirzoyan “Freedom in business is possible. I have reached a certain level which allows me to decide not to deal with things which I do not want. I have to see and take into consideration the values and incentives of my clients’ companies, otherwise it would be hard to work and cooperate with…