Social work professional, social work supervisor, researcher and expert of gender-related issues. She is involved in individual and professional research on women’s issues. Anna Voskanyan is also teaching at Yerevan State University’s (YSU) Department of Sociology, Chair of Social Work and Social Technology. In 1996, she graduated from the Department of Philosophy, Yerevan State University. From January to May 2005 she held a fellowship at the Arizona State University as part of a training program for public administration experts. Her professional interests include anti-oppressive and anti-discriminative practices in social work. She is also involved in the development of policy mechanisms for social protection of children, elderly people, and women in Armenia. Anna Voskanyan has participated in a variety of international conferences, trainings, and seminars in Armenia, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Great Britain, Sweden, and many other countries. She is actively involved in research covering a variety of fields, ranging from professional ethical standards to the sex-selective abortions.