Category: Community

CYSCA, NAASR, MIT Armenian Society to Present Panel on Climate Change

CYSCA, NAASR, MIT Armenian Society to Present Panel on Climate Change

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA), along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Armenian Society and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) announces a panel discussion on lightning, climate change and other exciting scientific challenges. This event is being held as part of the annual Cambridge Science Festival on Monday, […]

Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A murder almost a decade ago and a genocide a century back impacted one woman so much that she altered the course of her life. The woman, Gonca Sönmez-Poole, a Turkish-American, formed the grassroots group Turkish-Armenian Women’s Association (TAWA) in 2012, to bring together women who […]

Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A murder almost a decade ago and a genocide a century back impacted one woman so much that she altered the course of her life. The woman, Gonca Sönmez-Poole, a Turkish-American, formed the grassroots group Turkish-Armenian Women’s Association (TAWA) in 2012, to bring together women who […]

Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A murder almost a decade ago and a genocide a century back impacted one woman so much that she altered the course of her life. The woman, Gonca Sönmez-Poole, a Turkish-American, formed the grassroots group Turkish-Armenian Women’s Association (TAWA) in 2012, to bring together women who […]

AIWA Holiday Party January 8 to Feature Mother-Daughter Duo

AIWA Holiday Party January 8 to Feature Mother-Daughter Duo

ARLINGTON, Mass. — The Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) Annual Armenian Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, January 8, at 2 p.m. at the Armenian Cultural Foundation, 441 Mystic St. Entertainment will be provided by Jasmin Atabekyan-Gasparyan, on piano, and her daughter, Emily Gasparyan, on violin. The program will include well-known classical, popular and […]

Panel at Harvard to Discuss Armenia’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

Panel at Harvard to Discuss Armenia’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dr. Anna Ohanyan, Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College, will moderate a panel discussion titled “The Armenian Parliamentary Elections in April 2017: How Can the Diaspora Engage in Armenia’s Democratic Evolution,” on Saturday, December 3, at 2 p.m., at Harvard University, Sever Hall, Room 113. The discussion […]

Author Dawn MacKeen Talk Helps Raise Funds for Aleppo Armenians

Author Dawn MacKeen Talk Helps Raise Funds for Aleppo Armenians

Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Southern Californian award-winning author Dawn Anahid MacKeen is continuing her campaign to raise awareness of the Armenian Genocide. She is giving an illustrated talk on Sunday, October 16 based on her new book The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey and simultaneously helping to raise funds for Syrian Armenian refugees during […]

CYSCA Presented a Panel on Disabilities with Professionals from Armenia with Special Guest Governor Dukakis

CYSCA Presented a Panel on Disabilities with Professionals from Armenia with Special Guest Governor Dukakis

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. – The Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) organized a panel discussion called Disabilities and Social Inclusion in Armenia: Challenges and Opportunities, which was held with the cosponsorship of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research at the latter’s headquarters last month, on May 26. Five female specialists […]