Zara Harutyunyan is from Armenia. She was recommended to CSP by alumna Xeniya Minarova (CSP 2013) from Tajikistan. Zara is pursuing her MA in Human Rights and Democratization in Yerevan, Armenia. She graduated from Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University with a BA in International Relations. Zara works at Human Rights Educational Center (HREC) where she is responsible for organizational management, administrative tasks, and representation of the organization. In 2012, Zara worked for Armenian Association of Netherlands Alumni as a Project Manager. She is fluent in 5 languages. Zara spends the predominant part of her free time volunteering: internships in the United Nations Office in Armenia and in the Helsinki Committee of Armenia, a volunteer in the "Espaces" Youth Training Centre of KASA Swiss Humanitarian Foundation.