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About Lilly Torosyan (66 Articles)
Lilly Torosyan holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights from University College London and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Boston University, where she served on the ASA Executive Board. She currently works at an HIV clinic in Uptown Manhattan, where she tries to immerse herself in as many cultural, political, and social events as humanly possible.

ARS YCP 2017: Armenian Youth Build Bridges at Columbia University

ARS of Eastern USA Youth Connect Program Takes Place on March 4 NEW YORK (A.W.)—On March 4, nearly 100 college-aged Armenian youth from across the U.S. and Canada braced subzero temperatures together at Columbia University for a full day of discussion, resource-sharing, and networking. The [more...]

March 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Translating Words into Action

I was thoroughly impressed with the ARS Youth Connect Program this year. The topics discussed were the challenges facing Armenia and issues of identity. Already this appealed to me—a young diasporan who wants to contribute to the viability of her culture. Perhaps equally important was the [more...]

March 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Big Help in Small Packages: One Diasporan’s Resolve to Support a Village

Special for the Armenian Weekly You may not have heard of Harry Nakashian or his organization, Armenia Assist, and its nearly decade-long endeavor to assist villagers living in poverty. Their humble efforts to sponsor Armenia’s neediest have virtually flown under the radar. Through the website, [more...]

February 24, 2014 // 6 Comments

‘Voyage to Amasia’ Premieres on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON—On July 24, Congressional Armenian Caucus co-chairman Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) hosted the screening of the poignant documentary film, “Voyage to Amasia,” before a full-capacity crowd in the U.S. Capitol. A scene from the event “Voyage to Amasia is a moving, heartfelt film that [more...]

August 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

ANCA Capital Gateway Program: Paving the Way for Careers in Public Policy

Since 2003, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has sponsored the competitive Capital Gateway Program (CGP), an initiative to increase Armenian-American presence in local and national politics, and in government and media careers. The intention is to help young Armenian Americans—in [more...]

August 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Celebrating Armenian Literary Tradition in the Library of Congress

WASHINGTON (A.W.)–Walking through the Great Hall of the Library of Congress (LOC) in Washington, D.C., is a surreal experience. The regal columns, golden walls, and elaborate artwork covering the high-rise ceilings are befitting of a European palace. The details are a sharp contrast to the [more...]

August 2, 2013 // 3 Comments

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