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PFP Alumna hosting her U.S. Supervisors in Armenia

May 25, 2016
The achievements of one of the Alumni of the Professional Fellows Program Diana Mirzoyan go beyond the program. Diana says that besides being a life changing experience, PFP also gave her friends for life. While in Florida between May-June 2014, she says her had wonderful supervisors and an amazing host ...

PFP Fellow Volunteering in the U.S.

May 25, 2016
“Volunteering for me is a way of giving back and exchanging positive attitudes. While in the U.S., I am volunteering with the Special Olympics, an organization working with people with disabilities. This was an opportunity for me to help people, learn, enjoy, and participate in individual and team sports,” says ...

Want to study in the U.S.? Join the Competitive College Club!

April 27, 2016
Want to study in the U.S.?  Join the Competitive College Club! Funded by the U.S. Embassy Yerevan, EducationUSA’s Competitive College Club (CCC) is an intensive group advising program that helps highly motivated and talented Armenian students (both undergraduate and graduate) to apply to U.S. colleges and universities. CCC guides its ...

FLEX alumna success

April 25, 2016
A FLEX alumna from Vanadzor, Ani Ghukasyan, was recently promoted to Branch Manager for Full Life NGO in Stepanavan. Full Life NGO aims to fully include people with disabilities into society and recently opened a fully-accessible training center to promote independent-living. We spoke with Ani at Full Life’s opening event ...

PFP alumni continue making positive contributions to civil society in Armenia

April 22, 2016
PFP alumna, Irene Danielyan, presented preliminary findings of the capacity building needs assessment of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Armenia in the form of a national conference in Yerevan last week. Irene is a co-author of a paper on CSOs capacity building needs assessment. The paper concludes that CSOs in ...

PFP alum appointed as a judge

April 19, 2016
Congratulations to PFP alum, Arsen Nikoghosyan, on his new appointment! “By a presidential decree of April 12, 2016 Arsen Nikoghosyan is appointed as a Judge of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts Court of First Instance. The Chairman of the Court of Cessation emphasized the high qualifications and knowledge of newly ...

Host an International Student!

April 13, 2016
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Between June-July 2016, international students will take part in a short-term professional program through American Councils Armenia. Students will be hosted by Armenian traditional families so they can experience Armenian culture. Families that host students will receive compensation for providing their guest with a separate room and meals twice a ...

The Carnegie Research Fellowship Program Presentation

March 21, 2016
Jan 2016 Carnegie Group in San Francisco
American Councils and EducatinoUSA Armenia organize a presentation about the Carnegie Research Fellowship Program.  You will have the chance to meet Alexei Kharlamov, program coordinator, who will provide all the details for the program including the application process. The presentation will take place on March 31, at 18:00, at American ...

PFP Alumni Presentation on March 29

March 21, 2016
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If you are interested to attend our next PFP presentation, please register now! American Councils Armenia invites young professionals interested in the Professional Fellows Program (PFP) to attend a presentation about the application and selection procedures as well as on-program activities. PFP Fall 2015 alumnae, Mariam Evoyan and Satenik Baghdasaryan, will share ...

PFP Alumni Featured in Voice of America TV program

March 11, 2016
Voice of America (VoA) TV program report on the Professional Fellows Program /PFP/ presents Armenian participants experience and opinions. In the interview to VoA PFP alumna Kristina Hovhannisyan shares her opinion about the U.S. experience and knowledge that she gained during the program.