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Verginie Touloumian

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH


Office | 818.500.1918


Verginie@ANCAWR.org

Verginie K. Touloumian serves as the ANCA-WR Interim Executive Director. Prior to her appointment, Touloumian served as the Community Outreach Director at the ANCA-WR. In that position, she expanded the ANCA-WR Internship Program that saw record-breaking intern classes, educated hundreds of campers at AYF Camp about the importance of Hai Tahd, curated content to engage the community with ongoing intiatives, especially during the war, and worked with the Education Committee to release a new website and provided professional development presentations to educators in Los Angeles on the Armenian Genocide and Artsakh. She will now lead the grassroots advocacy efforts, strengthen the organization’s activism through outreach and engagement, and advocate our community’s priorities.

Previously, Touloumian was the Executive Director of the International Office of the Armenian Relief Society, Inc. She managed the activities of all ARS entities in 27 countries around the globe, oversaw strategic and marketing operations, and implemented philanthropic projects and programs focusing on education, health, and orphan sponsorship. She was also one of the organization’s main representatives at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Touloumian obtained her B.A. in Business Management from Woodbury University, where she graduated class valedictorian. She went on to pursue a Certificate in Human Resources Management from Loyola Marymount University and a MS in Management and Leadership from Pepperdine University. During her time at Pepperdine, she was selected to participate in a study-abroad program at the University of Oxford and was assigned to provide management consultations to the Los Angeles Mission’s Anne Douglas Center for Women. Based on her academic achievement, she has been awarded many scholarships and inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society (Pepperdine) and Delta Mu Delta Honor Society (Woodbury).

Touloumian is an active member of the Armenian Community in Los Angeles and has participated in many internship programs and national and international conferences.