Women's Leadership Program in Armenia 2012-2015

The goals of the project are to 1) assist Yerevan State University (YSU) in developing a comprehensive research, training, and outreach “Center for Gender and Leadership Studies" (CGLS); 2) engage CGLS and women’s NGO resources in expanding women’s access to higher education from underserved communities beyond Yerevan; 3) enhance the cross-cutting efforts of YSU, local NGOs, and international agencies in training women for career success and professional leadership; and 4) contribute to use-inspired public policy research that advances gender equality.


Yerevan State University (YSU) Center for Gender and Leadership Studies (CGLS)Lecture Series in Yerevan, Armenia:

*April 25
"Gender Images in Advertisements"
Ms. Lilit Grigoryan, Gender Issues Researcher

* Monday, May 13 at 16:00.
"Women in Armenia as the Claimers of Their Rights."
By Ms. Lusine Minasyan, lawyer for the Women's Resource Center and a member of the Chamber of Advocates.
She is one of the few lawyers in Armenia that is specializing in strategic litigation and gender discrimination.

* Wednesday, May 22
Yerevan State University Career Center
Part 1. Gender-related Challenges in the Labor Market in Armenia and Strategies to Overcome Difficulties in the Job Interview Process
Part 2. CV and Resume Writing Workshop

* Tuesday, June 4 at 16:00
"Representation of Gender Roles in the Secondary Schools' Textbooks in Armenia."
By Ms. Ruzanna Tsaturyan, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia.
Ms. Tsaturyan presents the results of her policy research.

Project Name: 
Women's Leadership Program in Armenia 2012-2015

Grant Category:

Grant Amount: 
$1 305 000
Grant Dates: 
Saturday, September 1, 2012 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015