Olivia Katrandjian

After graduating from Amherst College in 2009, Olivia Katrandjian moved to Bangkok, Thailand and traveled through Vietnam, Laos, China, Hong Kong, and South Korea while writing a travel column for The Bergen Record. Olivia then joined the Armenian Volunteer Corps and moved to Yerevan, Armenia, where she worked as a journalist for the Civilitas Foundation and wrote for The Los Angeles Times and PBS Frontline. Olivia now works as a freelance journalist for ABC News in New York, a travel writer for the Huffington Post and has also written for The BBC, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Abu Dhabi National. She volunteers for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry and is writing her first book. To see more of her writing, go to www.oliviakatrandjian.com.