Dr. Vartan Gregorian

NEW YORK — On June 5, the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative held an Aurora Dialogues Online event titled “Vartan Gregorian. The Aurora Co-Founder,” focused on Vartan Gregorian’s extraordinary life as humanitarian, educator and[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) invites the public to join its first-ever virtual gala on Wednesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. Eastern/ 4 p.m. Pacific for its “Building for Eternity”[...]

YEREVAN — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on April 24 revealed the names of five 2021 Aurora Humanitarians, chosen by the Aurora Prize Selection Committee for their courage, commitment and impact. The announcement was made at the[...]

By Robert D. McFadden NEW YORK (New York Times) — Vartan Gregorian, the ebullient Armenian immigrant who climbed to pinnacles of academic and philanthropic achievement but took a detour in the 1980s to restore a fading New York Public[...]

NEW YORK — On October 19, the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative’s event of the year, honoring the Aurora Humanitarians and the Initiative’s 5th anniversary, took place in New York City. The organizers noted that when they had begun[...]

YEREVAN — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative founders, Noubar Afeyan, Vartan Gregorian and Ruben Vardanyan, this week announced a commitment of $2 million in assistance to cover immediate needs in Armenia and Artsakh and to secure[...]

NEW YORK — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative is happy to announce the launch of “Gratitude in Action,” a series of celebrations planned to mark its fifth anniversary. The series will kick off on October 19 with a live event[...]

YEREVAN — The Co-Founders of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Noubar Afeyan, Vartan Gregorian and Ruben Vardanyan, and the Chair of the Aurora Prize Selection Committee Lord Ara Darzi have announced that Aurora will donate $200.000 to[...]

YEREVAN — On April 24, the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative hosted an online discussion to honor those who perished a century ago during the Armenian Genocide and celebrate modern heroes, including those fighting the global outbreak of[...]

YEREVAN and NEW YORK — “Do your best when fulfilling anything; live having self-respect and remember that failure is not defeat yet; moreover, it is a lesson for not stumbling on your path ahead” said Dr. Vartan Gregorian in his[...]