AUA Extension to Hold Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference

YEREVAN–AUA’s Extension Program is hosting a two-day entrepreneurship conference on Nov 24-25, focusing on women entrepreneurs from various industries who are using both personal insight and consumer awareness to identify new business opportunities. 

The conference will be held in the Small Auditorium of AUA’s Main Building at 40 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan. The event will showcase successful trends in Armenia, along with innovative entrepreneurship workshops on different topics. 

The event will demonstrate the accessibility of entrepreneurship from any professional background and from various life experiences and invite you to join us for this unique entrepreneurial event.

The Armenian Women’s International Association (AIWA) has pioneered the Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (WEP) at AUA-Extension for years and continues to sponsor it every year. This conference adds a new dimension to the results garnered to date and the women entrepreneurs whom AUA Extension has graduated. E

Even in these difficult economic times, these women are discovering new markets, charting new territory, and building new companies.

This conference is for women entrepreneurs who wish to develop their confidence and acquire new acumen and skills for growing their businesses or developing their individual careers.

About AIWA:

The Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) was founded in 1991 by three dynamic women with diverse backgrounds, skills and experiences, who shared a common belief: the need for a new Armenian organization made up of women, governed by women, and focused on the interests and needs of women. AIWA is a nonprofit organization with members worldwide. Its mission is to

promote and enrich the social, economic and personal advancement of Armenian women worldwide through educational and other community activities that unite Armenian women, promote gender equity, and emphasize the Armenian cultural heritage. AIWA has founded and continues to sponsor the AUA Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (WEP).


About AUA Extension:

AUA Extension serves as the continuing education arm of the American University of Armenia. Extension provides innovative learning programs to students of all ages, pre- and post-graduate education. By offering accessible, relevant, cutting-edge knowledge and skills, AUA Extension helps people achieve their personal and professional goals. The focused methods of instruction at AUA-Extension are designed to improve the intellectual capacity of the country. AUA-Extension also offers needs-based courses to corporate Armenia, governmental and non-governmental organizations, focusing on professionals to become better skilled at transforming Armenia to a better place in which to study, live, and work.


The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia.  Founded in 1991, AUA is affiliated with the University of California.  Through teaching, research, and public service, AUA serves Armenia and the region by supplying high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting democratic values.


The AUA is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-748-9001.