“Climb Higher Heights” was the theme of Nerou, an event that brought together more than 200 youth who aimed to benefit from its mission of empowering the young generation through education, support and mentorship in February 2018. Nerou was conducted under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America and Mexico.
Wendy Bendoni, Chair of the Marketing and Fashion Marketing programs, took part in a panel discussion during Nerou where she and her fellow panelists sharied life experiences and offered career advice to participants. The panel also included Brian Kabateck, Founding and Managing Partner of Kabateck Brown Kellner LLP was the moderator of a panel discussion featuring panelists Raffi H. Kendirjian, (CRPC, First VP, Senior Financial Advisor of Merill Lynch Wealth Management); Andreas Hindoyan, M.D. (Interventional Cardiologist, Keck Medicine of USC); Jacqueline Chooljian, J. (Magistrate Judge, Central District of California); Joe Khajadourian, Songwriter and Music Producer – The Futuristics.