Women in Tavush are speaking up about experiences being active members of society--socially, politically, and economically--and they want to let women in other villages of Armenia know that with hard work, anything really is possible.
A studio has opened up in Yerevan called Seeing Hands, which builds off of the tradition of creating specialized jobs for the blind, but while still integrating and empowering them to be active members of the Yerevan's community.
ImYerevan attended an “Armenian beer festival” at the Congress Hotel in Yerevan event sponsored by Austrian Airlines and here are our reflections on the event and what it said to us about the current state of aff-‘airs’ in the beer industry in Armenia.
Depending who you're talking to, Armenia can refer to a territory with long history, an ethnicity with a global diaspora, and a nation searching for an identity and dreams for a better future. How do all of these elements combine to help strategists determine where Armenia is headed in the 21st century?
Petrossian Company - the largest distributor of the Russian sturgeon caviar in France and in the U.S. – controls more than 15% of the global market. The general manager, Armen Petrossian, a Frenchman of an Armenian descent fondly known as “the King of Caviar,” talks with us about the specifics of his business.
For most people in the US with a television set who watch news programs, Mark Geragos needs no introduction. He has recently directed his efforts on behalf of Armenians by trying to establish ties between the Californian and Armenian governments.
Mihran Kirakosian is more than another successful “backup” dancer - he has his own individual style of dance. His resume includes collaborations with many popular singers, such as Pink, Lil’ Kim, Britney Spears, Kylie Minogue and others. He has been featured in music videos for Madonna’s “Hung Up” and “Sorry”.
High-profile banks tried to entice her with opportunities for professional advancement. But a Vice-President of the Glendale Branch of Bank of America, Caroline Mirzoyan, believes that she owes too great a debt to her bank to even consider leaving and doesn’t view these offers as ones she “cannot refuse”.