Sofia Hovsepyan
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Birth date
14.01.2019 - 11.01.2021
"My step" Faction  
Born on April 20, 1981 in the village of Metz Mantash in Shirak province.

2006 - Graduated from the Department of Legal Psychology of the Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology of the Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University.

2017 - Applicant at the Department of Speech Therapy and Rehabilitation Therapy of the same University.

2007 - 2008 - Creative Arts Therapist of the NGO “Bridge of Hope.”

2007 - 2018 - Psychologist, Creative Arts Therapist at the John Kirakosyan school #20.

2007 - 2008 - Teacher retraining specialists with special education within the framework of the UNISEF program “Education for All.”

Since 2008 - a specialist, an expert for advanced training, of the course “Inclusive Education.”

2009 - 2013 - Specialist - teaching expert of the program “Healthy Lifestyle” of the NGO “Prevention of AIDS, Education and Care.”

2010 - 2011 - Coordinator of the program “Regional Initiative” of the NGO “Let us Save the Children.”

Since 2015 - Leading seminars of the programs “Sexual Violence,” “Tolerance, Stigma and Discrimination, Stereotypes,” “Reliable Internet” of the NGO “Hope and Help.”

2013 - 2015 - Expert of the program “Difficulties of Inclusive Education and the Causes” of the NGO “Open Society Foundations-Armenia.”

2013 - 2018 - Specialist engaged in retraining in inclusive education of the NGO “National Association of School Parent Councils.”

2015 - 2018 - Leading courses, consultant for the “Emily Aregak” Care Center in Gyumri.

2016 - 2018 - Specialist in retraining at the NGO “Armavir Development Center.”

2016 - 2018 - Coordinator of the program “Smooth Transition from Kindergarten to School” of the NGO “Bridge of Hope.”

2018 - Lecturer at the M. Nalbandyan State University in Shirak.

2018 - 2019 - Deputy marzpet (governor) of Shirac.

2004 - 2007 - Psychologist of the International Organization “World Vision Armenia.”

2005 - 2011 - Trainer of the programs of the youth department of the Red Cross Society of Armenia, aimed at HIV prevention.

2006 - 2011 - Member of the “Club of Psychologists.”

2008 - 2011 - Member in Function of the NGO “International Center for Intercultural Research, Training and Dialogue.”

2009 - 2017 - Member of the coalition “Combat Drugs in Schools” of the Republic of Armenia.

2009 - Member - founder of the initiative “Know your Country.”

2011 - Member - founder of the initiative “Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments.”

2010 - Founding member, coordinator of the initiative “Requirement of cleansing TV air.”

2014 - Founding member, coordinator of the initiative “No Robbery” (“Electric Yerevan”), “Assistance to Border Settlements.”

2015 - Founding member, coordinator of the initiative “Products Direct from Villages.”

2016 - Founding member, coordinator of the initiative “Assistance to the front lines,” “Assistance to the Families of the perished soldiers.”

2014 - Coordinator for the educational issues of the movement “I am against.”

2016 - Coordinator of the programs “Three-dimensional Modeling” and “Programming” implemented in the municipalities of Koghb and Berdavan.

2017 - Founder of the social NGO “Innovation and Technology Community.”

December 9, 2018 - Elected Member of the National Assembly from the territorial electoral list of the electoral district #11 of the “My Step” alliance of parties.

Author of instructional manuals “Let Us Play and Learn” and “Universal Inclusion” and a number of articles.