Luiza Ayvazyan-Galanteryan is based in Yerevan, Armenia, and serves as CIPE’s Program Officer for Armenia. Luiza coordinates a range of projects in Armenia aimed at strengthening the capacity of Armenian business membership organizations to support and represent their members; building the capacity of businesses to enter digital markets; and enhancing the role of the private sector in public policy decision-making. She also works with local stakeholders to promote good governance norms through anti-corruption compliance and corporate governance and coordinates activities aimed at empowering the private sector to combat disinformation.
Luiza has more than 10 years of experience working in grants management and non-profit business development, and more than 10 years of experience in implementing and coordinating educational, anti-corruption, policymaking, and research projects for European, US and other international organizations. Prior to joining CIPE, Luiza was the Program Development Manager at the Eurasia Partnership Foundation. She also held positions at NDI as a Youth and Civic Programs Manager and the Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center as a Program Coordinator.
Luiza holds a master’s degree in international relations from the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University in Yerevan, Armenia. She also studied at the Yerevan School of Political Studies and at the Caucasus Media Institute, Department of Journalism.