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Advance Armenia Gala 2023

The Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST), is excited to announce its 2023 Advance Armenia Gala which will be held on May 11, 2023, at The Landmark in Mission Hills, CA.  This annual event is focused on amplifying FAST’s Advance Armenia campaign to drive support and engagement for programs that enable FAST’s mission: to foster and accelerate the advancement of science and technological innovation for Armenia and beyond.   Funds raised will encourage progress in two key programs of the foundation: the ADVANCE Research Grants and Generation AI High School project.

The Los Angeles gala will unite diasporans and other global citizens passionate about supporting the betterment of Armenia and its future. In addition to an inspiring program, the evening will include welcoming remarks from the FAST Co-Founder, Dr. Noubar Afeyan and a presentation by FAST’s Chair of Board of Advisors Dr. Mary Papazian and Vice President of Strategic Programming Suzanna Shamakhyan. Dr. Afeyan will also host the keynote speaker Dr. Ardem Patapoutian, 2021 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Scripps Research, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute..

  • Sponsoring Organization: Fast Foundation
  • Location or Venue: The Landmark 10635 Woodman Ave Mission Hills, CA 91345