Tamar Gasparian has 13 years of experience in journalism, fundraising and public relations in Armenia and New York. Tamar was a freelance journalist and television reporter for seven years in Yerevan before moving to New York in 2006. Since then, she has worked for several arts and humanitarian organizations, where she focused on fundraising, development and communications. Most recently, she served as Communications Officer for Fund for Armenian Relief. Her interests include management and development of non-profits that work in the areas of human rights, urban development and social services. Tamar holds master’s degrees in Urban Affairs from City University of New York and Art History from Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts.