7/18 - Smithsonian Folklife Festival - I was a culinary presenter, translator and interpreter for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival featuring Armenia
2/18 - The Costs of Reporting While Female- I was interviewed for Columbia Journalism Review about what it means to be a female journalist.
1/17 - 2017 IVOH Fellow - I was selected as an Images of Voices & Hope Restorative Narrative fellow.
8/16 - An Interview with Al Jazeera - I chatted with Al Jazeera about my Write A House residency.
7/16 - Publisher's Weekly - A piece on living and writing in Detroit with input from me and my fellow Write A House winners.
7/16 - Locomotive - I'm the non-fiction editor of Locomotive, the first creative literary journal from the former Soviet Union.
6/16 - Hamazkayin 2016 - I led a journalism workshop at an arts retreat in Canada.
3/16 - BinderCon Panel - I'm on a panel about freelance journalism in the digital age in this revolutionary conference for women writers.
11/15 - Hrant Dink Foundation Fellowship - I went to Turkey as part of a dialogue program for Armenian and Turkish journalists.
8/15 - Write A House Finalist - Honored to have been selected as one of 10 finalists for a chance to participate in a unique Detroit writing residency.
6/15 - Journalism Freelancing Workshop - I'm teaching a class at the Writing Pad on how to be a journalist and stay sane at the same time!
5/15 - Pitch Letter Clinic - I'm teaching a class at the Writing Pad on how to pitch your ideas and write about what you're passionate about.
4/15 - Interview with Media.am - On the Armenian diaspora, ethnic identity, media integrity and international reporting.
3/15 - Women Who Pitch: Freelancing in the Digital Age - Panel speaker at the University of California, Irvine on women and digital journalism.