The Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) marks its inaugural global Advance Armenia Gala on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at The Landmark in Los Angeles, CA. The evening’s keynote speaker is Dr. Noubar Afeyan, Co-Founder of FAST, Founder and CEO of Flagship Pioneering, and Co-Founder and Chairman of Moderna, Inc.

Funds raised through this year’s Gala will benefit around 50 local Armenian researchers, enhancing expertise in Armenia's burgeoning science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-focused fields by connecting them to top international scientists through the FAST’s ADVANCE STEM Research Grant program. This collaboration delivers highly competitive research with a potential for global reach in Biotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Agriculture, and other scientific fields. For more information click here.

Reserving your seats for this event will place you on the cusp of an exciting chance to be part of Armenia’s rapid innovation development by supporting deep and cutting-edge research. Your $500 or $1000 contributions will reserve a Mezzanine or General seating respectively at the Gala.


Come advance a shared vision and movement steering Armenia toward scientific, technological and innovative greatness.

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This event will abide by LA County regulations in the time of the Gala, additionally to The Landmark regulations.