AGBU ARMENIAN VIRTUAL COLLEGE AT GIRLS IN ICT INTERNATIONAL FORUM (VIDEO MATERIAL)

The 21st century is the Age of Techology, as computers and hi-tech dominate every aspect of life today. However, the global mass computerization is believed to have started nearly 200 years ago with the pioneer being a female mathematician Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Byron. The international Girls in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) Day, celebrated on April 25 this year, aims to involve more women and girls in the IT sphere. The Girls in ICT event in Armenia was held by...

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PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE VICTIMS

Annually, on April 24th, Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) members around the world commemorate the Armenian Genocide. In Armenia, AGBU members visit the Armenian Genocide Memorial to honor the 1.5 million innocent victims of the Armenian Genocide. This year, AGBU Yerevan-based Members, Staff, Scouts and Young Professionals marched to the Genocide Memorial on Tsitsernakabert Hill in Yerevan. Led by AGBU Central Board Member Vasken Yacoubian...

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AGBU’S SURPRISE TO ARMAVIR SCHOOLCHILDREN (VIDEO MATERIAL)

Semi-finals of the 7th Republican Interschool Chess Tournament

Between March 25-April 10, people of all ages throughout Armenia, Nagorno Karabakh and Javakhk (Georgia) were once again submerged into the passions of chess. The winners of the 2nd phase continued to compete in the semi-finals of the 7th Republican Interschool Chess Tournament. Close to 5,000 students, ages 7-17, between grades 1-12 and representing over 1,000 schools, participate in the annual tournament, sponsored by the Chess Academy of Armenia, RA Ministry of Education...

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UNFORGETTABLE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE HEART OF EUROPE

In 1987, in New York, AGBU established its first internship program, inviting youth of Armenian descent from all over the world to intern at some of the best companies and organizations in New York. Later, three more internship programs were added to the AGBU youth programs, in Paris (2003), Yerevan (2007) and Moscow (2011). This year’s Paris internship program is already underway...

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VISIT TO THE AGBU “HYE GEEN” PREGNANT WOMEN’S CENTER IN TALIN

On April 2, AGBU Armenia Director Arpi Vartanian visited the AGBU “Hye Geen” Pregnant Women’s Center in Talin. She met with specialists working at the Center and talked to the women present at the day’s gathering. The women expressed their gratitude to the founders of the Center and to AGBU. The group meetings provide an opportunity for the women to discuss their needs, issues, concerns, and to form long-lasting bonds with one another. With Vartanian, they shared their concerns about the everyday problems they and their families face, such as...

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