ARS Youth Connect to be Held at Columbia University on March 4

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Following last year’s successful ARS Youth Connect Programs (YCP) held at New York University (NYU) in March and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass. in November, the ARS of Eastern United States will hold the first of this year’s programs at New York’s Columbia University on March 4.

The program features lectures and discussion on human rights, culture, identity, and public health. Speakers and workshop leaders include Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch Middle East and North Africa Division; Dr. Kim Hekimian, Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Columbia University; Dr. Levon Avdoyan, Library of Congress Area Specialist for Armenia and Georgia; and Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Visiting Professor at Columbia University and Youth Connect Program Director.

The program is available to Armenian university students between the ages of 18 and 27. Registration is required. $50 registration fee includes meals, social event, and accommodation for out-of-town students. To register visit and choose Youth Connect program tab.



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