Better Policies. Better Future.


Annie Demirjian

Senior Fellow

Annie Demirjian is the Director of Glendon School of Public & International Affairs, York University, Toronto, Canada. From 20014-2015, she was the Director of Political Affairs & Mediation Group at the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). She...

Tamar Gasparian


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,...

Hilda Grigorian

Senior Fellow

Ms. Grigoiran has close to thirty years of experience in international development, working as a consultant for USAID, UN, UNDP and the private sector in Armenia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the United States. She has worked on issues including, but...

David Grigorian

Co-founder, Senior Fellow

David Grigorian is an Economist at an international financial institution based in Washington, DC. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park (2001), MA in Economics from the Central European University (1995), M....

Astghik Grigoryan


Astghik Grigoryan is a legal analyst with A. J. Gallagher, a Fortune 500 global HR and Risk Management Company. She analyses and reports on social security, pension systems, employee benefits, and global mobility laws and regulations in 21 countries...

Anush Hakobyan


Anush Hakobyan is a doctoral candidate in economics at the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education, Prague (CERGE-EI). She holds an MA in Economics from CERGE-EI and an M.A. from Yerevan State University’s Department of Cybernetic...

Naira Harutyunyan


Naira Harutyunyan is a PhD student at the Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), conducting research on climate change and energy efficiency. She holds her MSc in Cooperation and Development from University Institute of Advanced Studies (...

Ani Harutyunyan

Senior Fellow

Ani Harutyunyan is a Research Analyst at the AidData, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations at the College of William & Mary. Prior to that, Ani was a researcher at LICOS - Centre for...

Vahe Heboyan


Vahe Heboyan is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Georgia (USA), specializing in International Economics and Development. He holds a B.A. from the Armenian State Agrarian University (1999) and an M.S. from the University of Georgia (2001),...

Armen Hovakimian

Senior Fellow

Armen Hovakimian is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, The City University of New York, where he has taught undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. courses in financial management and corporate finance....