ATSHEMYAN Karine

ATSHEMYAN Karine

Born in Yerevan on July 1, 1962.

Graduated from the piano division of R. Melikian Music College.

1984 - 1988 - Studied in Hr. Ghaplanyna Actor’s course of Yerevan State Artistic - Theatrical Institute. She studied in Armenian - British Business - School, received businessperson - manager qualification.

She worked at St. Jrbashian # 8 music school as music teacher and concertmaster.

1988 - Worked in scientific - methodological center of the Ministry of Culture as a director, senior research worker.

1992 - Director in the chief editorial of the Drama Programmes of television.

1994 - 1996 - Director of “Metro” Theatre, Director of “Navak - 1” daughter enterprise of Chess All-Armenian Charitable “Navak” fund.

1998 - Worked in ArmSavingsBank, Counselor of the General Director, later head of staff and Secretariat.

2000 - Adviser of the director of the Armenian Center of Strategic and National Researches.

2002 - Head of financial division in “GTMC” CJSC.

2004 - 2005 - Chief counselor to the director of “Kanaker” CJSC.

2005 - 2009 - General Director in “Arvest” (ART) foundation.

2008 - Counselor to the Minister of Culture.

2009 - Worked as director at “Choregraphy State Theatre” State Non - Commercial Organization.

May 12, 2009 - May 31, 2012 - Deputy of the National Assembly (proportional electoral system, RPA.)

May 26, 2009 - May 31, 2012 - Member of the Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of the National Assembly.

May 6, 2012 - Elected as Deputy of the National Assembly by proportional electoral system from the Republican Party of Armenia.

Since 2005 - Member of the Women’s Council of the Republican Party of Armenia, Head of cultural committee.

Ms. Atshemyan is married with one child.