How Dream Transformed into Reality

by Luiza Vardanyan After a cup of morning coffee, Tamara Galoyan feels vigorous for another busy weekday. As a Ph.D. student, she spends her day attending classes in the Drexel University, reading, working on projects and meeting deadlines. Tamara also spends her weekdays working part-time as a research assistant at Drexel University. Though she always…

AUA Gives an Even Chance to Become a Better Citizen

By Lucy Bichakhchyan Aspire, Inspire, Achieve … legacy AUA alumni are taking into their lives and careers. Arman Gasparyan is a political scientist specializing in public policy and public management. He came to study at AUA because of the quality of education, the environment and most importantly the moral compass of the AUA community. “Back…

Behind all the Great Stories, there is a Great Teacher

by Liana Ghazaryan The inspiration for changing major and becoming a tutor was one of her teachers. Hasmik Harutyunyan met her teacher when she was getting ready for the University entrance exams. She added that her teacher was the only person who inspired her not to give up and do her best for achieving her…

The Power of Decision Making Woman in Armenia

by Lilit Ayvazyan Human life is a series of numerous decisions. The choice of profession is a more philosophical question. When starting forming your inner self and personality, choosing a life career is one of the hardest decisions in life. What is it that most interests you? In what you want to put your full…

Enthusiasm, Commitment, and Grace

By Lily Adamyan About the life, passions, and encouragements of a simultaneous interpreter, a teacher of various English and Math courses, a former choir conducting champion, and a Mom of three sons. Born and raised in the US, seven years old Niery moved to Yerevan with her family as missionaries in 1991.  She studied music…

A Girl of Inspiration and Enthusiasm

By Iren Hakobyan Difference! This is probably the main thing that gives us hope to create future career and develop as a separate and grown-up individual. Anahit is a girl to endure the study process difficulties both at Yerevan State University and the American University of Armenia.  She can teach many others about her experience…

Road to Success

By Mirey Kazanjian  “For me, there is only the traveling on paths that have heart, on any path that may have heart, and the only worthwhile challenge is to traverse its full length–and there I travel looking, looking breathlessly.” –Carlos Castaneda, The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge. Mr. Suren Avetisian, an…

Dressing the World with Armenian Prints

By Nare Balyan After taking part in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Kiev and then in Oriflame Fashion Week in Yerevan, Shabeeg Armenian t-shirt company founded by Mary Sukiasyan was invited to participate in one of the fashion weeks that is collectively known as the “Big 4.” So, on February 5, 2018, for the first time,…

The Other World of Mine

By Nane Manukyan Once a 16-year-old girl enthusiastically announced in her university admission interview that one day she sees herself working at an international organization and helping people in need with her knowledge and experience. Today she has almost ten years of experience and is currently working at the International Committee of the Red Cross…

I Know One Thing, If You Want Something, It Will Happen

By Diana Ghazaryan Gevorg’s career took off because he never stopped developing himself. It’s already three months that he has started learning French language and it’s a new language for him. As he works in a hotel which is a French hotel chain, he believes that if one day he gets the opportunity to work…

Wherever Life Takes me I am Open for that!

By Gayana Khachatryan The majority of American University of Armenia (AUA) Alumni have very successful careers and are leading professionals from different sectors in Armenia, as well as abroad. One of them is Liana Korkotyan, who has already very prosperous and promising career and work experience, in which development her Master of Business Administration (MBA)…