The Women Foundation (Tiknantsʿ ěnkerutʿiwn (1864)

It was created with the financial support of the Armenian Amira Gevorg Papazian in Constantinople (Kumkapι). Yustiane Papazian, the wife of Gevorg Amira, created this foundation consisting of 8 women (Yustiane G. Papazian, Makruhi A Gabamachian, Nektarine Y. Garagashian, Annik G. Gabamachian, Iskuhi A. Perperian, Continue Reading

Gayane Hovhannisyan- Matakyan (1852-1900)

Gayane was born in Tbilisi in 1852. At age of 18 she engaged in translation acivities, translating both from French and from Russian. She has worked as a surveyor at the Mariamian Girl’s School. Gayane studied pedagogy in Switzerland. Returning to the Caucasus, she dedicates Continue Reading