The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) is
excited to welcome its newest intern Kyra Chamberlain, a student from George
Washington University (GWU), who will be working with the Assembly’s Government
Affairs and Communications departments at its Washington, D.C. headquarters.
Chamberlain is currently a sophomore studying
International Affairs, with a concentration on Eurasian Studies, and a Music Minor.
Her primary subjects of interest include history, politics, global societies
and cultures, music, and languages. Chamberlain is originally from Santa Cruz,
California, where she was honored as her high school salutatorian for her
“While working at the Armenian Assembly, I hope to
further develop my knowledge of Armenian-American concerns and become an
effective advocate on behalf of this community,” Chamberlain said. “I have long
been interested in Armenian-American culture and politics in the United States
and abroad and am excited to help promote awareness about Armenian identity and
interests,” she added.
At her school, Chamberlain is involved in several student
organizations and extracurricular activities. She continues her work in
advocacy as the Co-Programming Chair of GWU’s Feminist Student Union and serves
as the Social Chair for the Russian Speakers Club. Additionally, she performs
with the GWU’s Jazz Ensemble as a pianist, and hopes to expand on her musical
education by participating in other university vocal and instrumental groups.