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Director, Education, Leadership, and Exchange

Hrach Topalyan

Hrach Topalyan is director of Eurasia Foundation’s Education, Leadership, and Exchange division, where he oversees a portfolio of projects in Armenia, Kazakhstan, Russia, and the United States. Prior to joining Eurasia Foundation, Topalyan worked with the International Executive Service Corps, the World Bank, and the Duke Center for International Development on various development projects in Eurasia. He holds a master’s in international development policy from Duke University and bachelor’s and master’s in political science from the Russian-Armenian Slavonic University in Yerevan, Armenia. Topalyan is fluent in Armenian and Russian.