YP Yerevan

The AGBU Young Professionals (YP)  are a growing network of YP groups and supporters from around the world who promote the Armenian identity and heritage for young Armenians between the ages of 22 to 40.

Inspiring YPs to get involved and stay involved through an open-door policy, the network has acquired an international reputation for fostering a sense of community and belonging.

The AGBU Young Professionals are the largest Armenian YP network of its kind today.

Making a difference for 15 years, the YP movement began in 1995 with the first group in Los Angeles.

Since then, the network has expanded to include groups in Northern California, Greater New York, Orange County, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Paris, Plovdiv, SofiaBoston, Toronto, London, Yerevan, Austria, BrazilWashington DCBuenos Aires, Montréal, Hamburg, United Arab Emirates, Marseille,and Chicago with partnerships with organizations SIVAM in Moscow and HAIK in Frankfurt.

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THE DWELLERS OF “GRQABATS” ROOM

Little by little we are being carried to the world of Tumanyan magic together with Maral. The walls are covered with Armenian folktale characters; you are surrounded with the picturesque nature of Armenian highlands all around. “It seems like we have created a time machine and are traveling back to childhood,” says Maral Shahverdyan. She is one of the members of AGBU Young professionals Yerevan team that has created the first...

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AGBU YOUNG PROFESSIONALS YEREVAN TEAM HOSTED A NETWORKING EVENT WITH MBA STUDENTS FROM TUCK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT DARTMOUTH UNIVERSITY

On March 16, AGBU Young Professionals (YP) Yerevan team hosted a networking event with MBA students from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University visiting Armenia for a study trip. It was so inspiring to see these young people from different walks of life and several continents finding so much in common and building bridges. AGBU is always happy to be that platform connecting youth and facilitating joint projects!...

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SCREENING OF MY UNFAMILIAR FATHERLAND DOCUMENTARY AT AGBU YEREVAN CENTER (VIDEO MATERIAL)

AGBU YP Yerevan and Repat Armenian Fund co-hosted their first joint event on March 15th at the AGBU Yerevan Center. The artistic team behind My Unfamiliar Fatherland presented their documentary followed by a discussion with the standing room only audience consisting mainly of recent repats from around the world. My Unfamiliar Fatherland told the story of the Great Repatriation of 1945-49, the falsified propaganda of the Soviet Union and the enthusiasm of Armenians, who repatriated from around the world, as well as their ultimate disappointment...

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AGBU YP YEREVAN ORGANIZES PUBLIC DISCUSSION ON PENSION REFORMS

One of the most controversial and discussed issues in Armenia at the end of 2013 was the RA Government’s decision on mandatory pension reforms. The issue, still unresolved, and now under review by the Constitutional Court of Armenia, remains a hot topic and has become a reason for major public discontent and demonstrations. The law requires that all working citizens of Armenia under the age of 40 must pay five percent of their salaries to privately owned pension funds in addition to social security payments made by their employers. The government says...

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AGBU YP YEREVAN DISCUSSES SOCIAL ISSUES IN ARMENIA

On June 12, AGBU YP Yerevan organized the screening of Bavakan, a documentary film about gender selection abortions in Armenia. The film was directed by Adrineh Gregorian, an up-and-coming filmmaker, repatriated to Armenia from California. Gregorian is an alumna of the AGBU Manoogian-Demirjian School in Canoga Park, California. The film notes, “Beneath the surface of Armenian society lies a non-traditional...

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