Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of RA

Born on 31 October 1979, Yerevan


2002-2005, Postgraduate education at YSU, Ph.D. in Political Science
2000-2002, YSU, Master’s Degree, Faculty of International Relations
1996-2000, YSU, Bachelor’s Degree, Faculty of International Relations

Work Experience

2020, February 12, Appointed to be Deputy Minister of RA MoESCS
2018-2020, Development director, and public partnership director at “Teach for Armenia” Education Fund
2015-2018, Community Engagement and Communications Director at Armenian National Committee օf America, Eastern Region
2014, Diaspora engagement expert at “World Vision USA” International Charitable Organization
2013-2014, (with intervals) Fundraising and Diaspora Engagement Expert at OXFAM International Organization
2011, Independent Expert on the local organization of advocacy and methodology at “World Vision International Organization”
2005-2010, Lecturer at YSU, Chair of Political Science
2008-2011 “World Vision Armenia” Community Engagement Expert
2005 “World Vision Armenia” Child Protection Project Manager
2004-2008, “World Vision Armenia” Child Protection Public Policy Specialist
2001-2002 and 2003-2004, Project Coordinator at the “Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (IDHR)” NGO


2013 September-2014 June - School of “Public Administration” Professional Studies, Murphy Institute, City University of New York, New York, USA
2008, September 22-27, "Development Facilitation", training by World Vision Middle East and Eastern Europe Office, Albania, Tirana
2009, September 21-25, “How to Use the Power of Your Citizens” training course, “The Hague Academy for Local Governance”, Hague, Netherlands
2008 March 3-7, “Advocacy and Policy Impact” training, International Training and Research Center, Oxford, UK

Other Information
Ph.D. in Political Science
Languages: English, Russian