Date: July 14, 2008
Armenian National Committee of America
122 W. 27th St., Floor 12, New York, NY 10001
Contact: Karine Birazian
ANCA EASTERN REGION WELCOMES ANI HAGOPIAN TO REGIONAL OFFICE
–Hagopian to serve as Outreach Coordinator to educate, motivate,
and active community
New York, NY- The Armenian National Committee of America, Eastern
Region (ANCA-ER) this week welcomed its newest addition, Ani
Hagopian, who will serve as the region’s Outreach Coordinator over
the coming months to help increase awareness of the upcoming
election cycle, oversee regional development, and assist with
finalizing plans for the upcoming second annual ANCA ER banquet.
"We are proud to welcome Ani to our team," commented Karine
Birazian, ANCA Eastern Region Executive Director. "Ani is
extremely talented and has already shown great dedication and
Hagopian recently graduated with honors from Albion College, and
holds a degree in Economics and Management with a minor in
Communications. As part of the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute of
Professional Management and the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Institute
during her senior year, she wrote an honors thesis on the Armenian
Genocide entitled The Forgotten Genocide: The History of the
Armenian Genocide and the Diaspora’s Efforts for Recognition. She
also had an opportunity in October 2007 to visit Washington, DC,
and lobby with the ANCA on Capitol Hill where she met with several
members of Congress from the Michigan delegation.
"I am very excited to have this opportunity to work for the ANCA.
I look forward to visiting communities and communicating with
activists throughout the region to promote the various objectives
of the organization," commented Hagopian.
The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) is the largest
and most influential Armenian American grassroots political
organization. Working in coordination with a network of offices,
chapters, and supporters throughout the United States and
affiliated organizations around the world, the ANCA actively
advances the concerns of the Armenian American community on a broad
range of issues.
Photo Caption: ANCA ER Outreach Coordinator Ani Hagopian