Ruben Vardanyan

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 — 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 — The AraratChallenge movement launched by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative made a $120,000 donation this week to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia to buy lung ventilation devices. “This is truly an[...]

NEW YORK — The Initiatives for Development of Armenia (IDeA) Foundation is seeking to expand its horizons to mobilize investments for implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Armenia. To further this goal, on January 25, at the[...]

YEREVAN — The first Aurora Forum will take place in Yerevan, Armenia on October 14-21. The forum will bring together leading authorities on social, scientific-technological, educational and humanitarian innovation, marking the first[...]

YEREVAN — President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian on October 29 had a working breakfast with the members of Board of Trustees and Advisory Board of the Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST), which includes leading Armenian[...]

By Rick Pushinsky MOSCOW (Financial Times) — Ruben Vardanyan recalls earning a first monthly salary of just $100 shortly after the Soviet Union collapsed. Today, his focus is more on how to give away the vastly larger sums he has amassed[...]