Arpiné Grigoryan

Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications, "Manana" Youth Educational-Cultural Center
Yerevan, Armenia

About Arpiné


Communications officer at the moment, new and social media competent, former website developer, pretty looking tech geek, gadget-dependant, polyglot wannabe, writer in dreams, ambitious blogger in reality, Italian at heart, curious photographer and award-winning movie maker in the past, active learner and exigent self-tutor, sentimental comedy/romance moviegoer, TEDxYerevan speaker, TED talks translator, procrastination fighter and GTD-practitioner, 10-year experienced teacher and trainer, a used-to-be sacrificial AIESECer, cute dog owner, trying-to-find-a-soundtrack-for-my-life music listener, proud Armenian, enthusiastic tour guide and a passionate traveler, sea breeze inspired, space- and aircrafts admirer, glamorous shoe addict and an incurable shopaholic, ineradicable perfectionist, early adopter, future Vespa driver, Moleskine collector, Android robot friend, pink netbook user, life enjoying yogini, solar battery powered, star-shaped things addict, intelligent truth-seeker and UFO believer, night sky romantic observer, tiramisu master, gingerbread cookie baker and pizza-party organizer, a friend of all the nice people that I have met or I'm yet to meet.

TED Conference

TEDActive 2013

Areas of Expertise

Communications, Technology / New Media, Training / Education / Development

An idea worth spreading

[in search for it]

I'm passionate about

Astronomy, Music, Photography, Filmmaking, Traveling, Learning languages, Everything Italian, Internet and technology, Meeting New People

Talk to me about

Technology and geeks

People don't know I'm good at

Noticing details

My TED story

It all started with the Kevin Kelly's talk "The next 5000 days of web", a link to which i received from a friend. Coincidentally, when our TEDxYerevan events organizer came back from TED 2011 in Edinburgh, she brought me Kelly's book - "What technology wants". [to be continued...]

Favorite talks

Comments & conversations