Vartan Gregorian. The Aurora Co-Founder
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 19: Vartan Gregorian (L) and David Ignatius speak onstage during the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative 5th Anniversary, LIVE from New York Public Library on October 19, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Aurora Humanitarian Prize)
Global humanitarian community to commemorate the life of Aurora Co-Founder at a special event
On June 5, the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative will host an Aurora Dialogues Online event titled “Vartan Gregorian. The Aurora Co-Founder,” set to bring together representatives of the global humanitarian community and commemorate the life of Aurora Co-Founder and member of the Aurora Prize Selection Committee Vartan Gregorian – an outstanding Armenian American humanitarian who was a man of great inner strength and a reservoir of compassion. After his passing in April 2021, a series of events dedicated to honoring his legacy was organized in Armenia. The June 5 online event will be broadcast live on the Aurora channels on Facebook in three languages – English, Armenian and Russian – at 10 am (EDT).