Armenian International Women's Association

Organization's name: Armenian International Women's Association
Organization's acronym: AIWA
Headquarters address  
Address: 65 Main Street #3AWatertown, MA 02472
United States of America
Phone: 1-617-926-0171
Fax: 1-617-926-0171
Web site:

Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English

  • Armenian (E)

  • Armenian (W)

Remarks: AB (09/03/20) Letter requesting passes is signed by the Rachel Nadjarian, who was designated as President/CEO in 2019. AB (02/03/20) Letter requesting passes was submitted. Documents informing change in leadership were requested. See #373911 RECLASSIFICTION from A1-Roster requested.

Contacts & Participation:

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Ruth Bedevian Application , Committee on NGOs Representative
Tiana Smilow Advancement of Women , Designation
Barbara Merguerian Advancement of Women , Designation
Barbara J. MERGUERIAN Advancement of Women , Designation
Hasmig Tatiossian Advancement of Women , Designation
Judith Norsigian
Nicole Vartanian Advancement of Women
Ani Kalayjian
Ani Karapetyan Advancement of Women
Juliet Gregorio Advancement of Women , Designation
Hermineh BABAYAN
Ruzanna Tantushyan Advancement of Women
Tina Glandian Advancement of Women
Former Rep3 Re-classification
Shakeh Kaftarian
Rachel Nadjarian Advancement of Women
Barbara Merguerian Advancement of Women , Designation
Former Rep Re-classification
Mariam NIGOSIAN Designation
Veronika Moroian Sustainable Development (secondary) , Others , Head of Organization , Financing for Development , Forests , Sustainable Development (primary) , Public Administration , Conference Focal Point , Social Development , Application , Re-classification , Quadrennial Report , Designation
Taline Avakian Advancement of Women
Mary Melikian Haynes
Ruth Bedevian Advancement of Women , Designation
Former Rep2 Re-classification
Emma Arakelyan Advancement of Women
Renik Avetisyan Advancement of Women
Joy RENJILIAN-BURGY Advancement of Women , Designation
Mary TOUMAYAN Advancement of Women , Designation


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Development
  • Economics and Finance
  • Human Rights
  • Media
  • Women/gender Equality

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • Service provision
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and health
  • Women in power and decision-making

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Gender equality
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
    • United States of America
    • Armenia
    Millennium Development Goals:
    • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
    • Promote gender equality and empower women
    • Improve maternal health
    • Ensure environmental sustainability
    Mission statement:
    Year established (YYYY): 1990
    Year of registration (YYYY): 1998
    Organizational structure: Membership organization with affiliates Governed by a 12member Board of Directors elected by the membership
    Funding structure:
    • Membership fees or dues

    • Fundraising campaigns

    Additional Information

    Sustainable Development

    Major Group affiliation:
    • Women

    Main Objective

    Special Event / Application for Consultative Status with ECOSOC