About Us

The Armenian Educational Foundation, Inc. (AEF) has been a cornerstone of the Armenian educational movement around the world. It has lent a helping hand to hundreds of students and to dozens of schools in numerous nations. Through its many years of giving, it has proven to be one of the most enduring and productive organizations in the Diaspora.

Our Mission

Since 1950

To render financial assistance to Armenian educational institutions, and to assist students of Armenian parentage.

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Our History

Since 1950, the Armenian Educational Foundation’s (AEF) mission has been to provide financial assistance to Armenian Educational institutions, irrespective of their religious affiliation and to assist students of Armenian parentage acquire an education in primary schools, colleges and universities.

AEF has lent a helping hand to hundreds of students and to dozens of schools in numerous nations. Through its many years of giving, it has proven to be an enduring and productive organization in the Diaspora.

The AEF’s fundamental aim has always been the advancement of the Armenian heritage through the support of education. Its great successes have earned the organization widespread respect, recognition and appreciation.

AEF has grown into a thriving organization with a diverse membership of dedicated individuals. The AEF welcomes to its fold anyone who shares the commitment of its founding members and who will bring to the organization new energy and fresh ideas.

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Board of Directors

Peter Baghdassarian, Esq.

President

Aida Rechdouni Jooharian, MD

Vice President

Melody Petrossian, Esq.

Secretary

Hilda Fidanian

Assistant Secretary

Hermineh Pakhanians

Treasurer

Vahe Hacopian

Assistant Treasurer

Parouir Akopian

AEF Board of Director Member

Alec Baghdasaryan

AEF Board of Director Member

Serop Beylerian

AEF Board of Director Member

Al Cabraloff

AEF Board of Director Member

Rafik Khatchaturian

AEF Board of Director Member

Arthur Mangassarian

AEF Board of Director Member

Vahak Petrossian

AEF Board of Director Member

Sheila Papayans

AEF Board of Director Member

Ohan Varjabedian

AEF Board of Director Member