Mane specializes in Communications domain and has keen interest in public relations, discourse analysis, media and society etc. In parallel to this her research and spheres of interest include psychology, philosophy, and history. Receiving bachelor’s degree in English and Communications from the American University of Armenia she joined civil society, i.e., Society Without Violence NGO (SWV) to have her own contribution in fighting against all forms of discrimination against women.

Holding a position of Project Assistant & Communication Coordinator, Mane supports the delivery and implementation of projects and presents reports defining project progress. Mane is engaged in shaping SWV’s communications and coordinating website and online social media platforms.

Anna is a woman human rights defender, woman activist advocating for gender equality and long lasting peace. In 2001 she co-founded a civil society organisation ''Society Without Violence'' (SWV). She was the initiator of formation of coalition ''To Stop Violence Against Women'', Armenia, promoted the establishment of “Women In Black”, worldwide known women peace builders' movement to Armenia and further expansion to South Caucasus region. Currently, she is the co-founder of ''Women's Solidarity Fund'' (WSF)/UK and Development Manager at International Gender Studies Centre (IGS), at University of Oxford, UK. Also she is working towards her doctoral academic degree in women's studies from Oxford University, UK.

Ovsanna specializes in Social Policy and Administration and holds Master’s degree earned from Yerevan State University; the Chair of Social Work and Social Technologies, Faculty of Sociology. Her professional experience and academic expertise shaped her interests in the domain of gender equality. The protection of gender equality, child rights, gender-sensitivity in formal and non-formal education, advocacy for equal rights are in the scope of Ovsanna’s pursuits.

Holding the position of Project Coordinator & Advocacy Officer Ovsanna coordinates the projects’ smooth implementation and provides assessment, planning, monitoring and documentation. Ovsanna is involved in the development and management of advocacy strategies, policies, and tool kits.

In 2014 Lilit founded the Relief Bridge Foundation in Vanadzor, Armenia and the Kamurdsch- Brücke e.V. Association in Berlin, Germany. Both organizations have the mission to reduce financial barriers for patients from Armenia with chronic or life-threatening diseases and to promote public health in Armenia. She serves on the boards of the two organizations since their foundation. During 2014-2016 Lilit served as the president of the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR)-German e.V. that provides humanitarian aid to Armenian orphanages. Lilit is passionate about women’s rights and gender equality. She has recently joined SWV as a board member and will contribute her expertise and knowledge to continue SWV legacy.

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