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Young Professionals (YP) Network

The AGBU Young Professionals (YP) is a growing network of YP Groups and supporters around the world who promote the Armenian identity and heritage for young Armenians between the ages of 22 to 40. Inspiring YPs to get involved and stay involved, the network has acquired an international reputation for fostering a sense of community and belonging thanks to its open door policy.

Making a difference for twenty years, the YP movement began in 1995 with the first group in Los Angeles. Since then, the network has expanded to include groups in Amsterdam, Detroit, HoustonNorthern California, Greater New YorkOrange CountyLebanon, Philadelphia, ParisPlovdiv, Sofia, BostonToronto, LondonYerevan, Austria, Brazil, Washington, DC, Buenos AiresMontréal, Hamburg, United Arab Emirates, Marseille, ChicagoAthens, Lyon Rhône-Alpes, Switzerland, BelgiumAmsterdam and Yerevan with partnerships with organizations SIVAM in Moscow, HAIK in Frankfurt and UTI in Istanbul. The AGBU Young Professionals is the largest Armenian network of its kind today.

Civic-minded and benevolent, AGBU YPs devote their time, knowledge, and skills to make Armenian communities thriving, better places to live by:

  • Engaging thousands of YPs worldwide through educational, cultural, and social events and activities;
  • Investing in Armenia and locally by fundraising for worthwhile AGBU projects – since the network’s inception, AGBU YPs have donated over $625,000; and
  • Harnessing their collective power through cross cooperation and collaboration on regional and global projects.

An integral part of the AGBU family, the Young Professionals also work closely with AGBU Districts, Chapters, and Schools on joint initiatives, and participate in signature AGBU & YP events, such as the General Assembly, FOCUS, San Francisco Winter Gala, and the World Games.

For general inquiries or to start a YP Group near you, email ypliaison@agbu.org

For more information on the AGBU Young Professionals, please visit www.agbu.org/yp.

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