Affiliate Executive Committee


Laura Dirtadian

Affiliate Chair/Affiliate Treasurer/Secretary


Lilit Yenokyan

Affiliate Vice Chair

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Viktoria Ter-Nikoghosyan

Special Projects

Anna Masis

Anna Masis

Affiliate Treasurer/Secretary

Other Committee Members:

  • Christine Soussa, Current AIWA-Global Board Member, Past Affiliate President (2015-2020)
  • Gaiane Khachatrian, Founding Affiliate President (2012-2015)
  • Suzanna Khatchatrian, Founding Affiliate Member
  • Lusine Yeghiazaryan, Current AIWA-Global Board Member, Past Affiliate President
  • Nellie Azizian
  • Rachel Nersisian
  • Dr. Ani Tajirian

Current Event Listings

AIWA 2021 Symposium Banner for Wild Apricot Registration (1)

October 2

Uniting Women Globally: AIWA’s 30th Anniversary Symposium

location-iconYou MUST register for an in-person or online-access ticket to attend.

time-icon9:00 AM – 5:30 PM (PST)

AIWA Affiliate Initiatives


To celebrate and promote the amazing Armenians throughout our community and the important work they are doing, AIWA San Fransisco started Thrive in 2019 to share throughout the month of April. Now Thrive is a permanent part of AIWA. Thrive shares the stories of individuals from around the world who are positively impacting our community as they lead with purpose.

Past Events


HDIF Homeland: Preserving, Securing, Nurturing, Empowering


Instant Focus: 3 Steps to Get More Done, Anytime (even when stressed)


Candid Conversation: Engaging and Enabling In Time of Conflict

Affiliate History

AIWA-SF was re-established in 2011 after AIWA Central’s 20th anniversary in San Francisco. Many of us were inspired and as such, re-established the chapter. 

Founding members: Gaiana Khatchatrian (president), Lusine Yeghiazaryan, Laura Dirtadian, Marina Gouchian