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Vahagn Karapetyan
Works at TreePeople
Attended University of California, Los Angeles
Lives in Burbank
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In his circles
111 people
Have him in circles
101 people
Deanna Ashikyan's profile photo
Edward Pakdaman's profile photo
Roman Lopez's profile photo
Tigran Avoundjian's profile photo
Banaser Kajq's profile photo
Vatche Bahudian's profile photo
Charles Modica's profile photo
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Occupation
Austin Beutner Mayoral Campaign Policy Team
Skills
Specialties Analysis: Familiar with research and evaluation methodologies such as economic analysis, survey design and data analysis, regression analysis, transportation databases such as CTPP, and mean and proportion comparisons. Technology: Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, STATA, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, basic web design (CSS and HTML), and Adobe Acrobat.
Employment
  • TreePeople
    Volunteer Supervisor, 2011 - present
    Help manage volunteers during TreePeople events that involve creating rain gardens, planting native vegetation and trees, restoring the Angeles Forest, maintaining bioswales, and taking care of trees Act as the official photographer for events organized and hosted by TreePeople.
  • Los Angeles County Department of Social Services
    Customer Service Center Eligibility Worker II, 2012 - present
    Help public assistance recipients by answering questions they have about their cases and by working together with case workers in DPSS district offices. Accurately apply DPSS policies to each individual case under review. Explain to program participants the provisions of the various public assistance programs, applicable federal and state regulations, county policies, and legal rights and responsibilities. Document changes made to cases through clear, detailed, and easily-understandable case comments that provide context and guidance for other case workers accessing the same case.
  • ProCon.org
    Research Intern, 2012 - 2012
    Researched and found numerous PRO and CON quotes for a variety of issues that were relevant, current, on point, and authored by experts and influential individuals. The best research quotes were uploaded to the ProCon.org website where they could be accessed by anyone doing research and in need of high-quality sources and commentary. Also compiled high-quality research in a non pro-con format by referencing peer-reviewed academic studies. Updated the ProCon.org website and created new content that was engaging, presented clearly, easily understood, and thoroughly researched. Lead member of a research project about Conservative and Liberal thinking patterns that received over 30,000 views and was referenced by over 500 media organizations, including ABC News and the Reader's Digest. Co-authored a 128 page nonpartisan review that compiled responses from legislators and health care experts to 62 frequently asked questions about Obamacare.
  • LA City Mayoral Campaign
    Policy and Opposition Researcher Volunteer, 2011 - 2012
    Conducted research for information on the opposing candidates and provided essential facts and citations for speeches, op-ed pieces, and policy memos. Authored policy briefs on a variety of topics important for the campaign and the candidate's policy platform. Worked remotely and with minimal supervision.
  • Los Angeles City Council
    Office of Public Accountability (OPA) Implementation Intern, 2011 - 2011
    Researched and made recommendations on the structure of a newly created agency, the OPA. Conducted interviews with LA City Council members, UCLA policy professors, and key individuals such as the Deputy Mayor and officials at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). Created a report that was endorsed by Council President Eric Garcetti, referenced in the LA Times, presented to the LA City Council, and used by other interested parties.
  • Los Angeles City Council
    Economic Development and Budgeting Intern, 2010 - 2010
  • Sustainable Works
    Field Representative and Survey Data Analysis Intern, 2010 - 2010
    Represented Sustainable Works at various Green and Sustainability events in Los Angeles and through social media. Prepared presentation materials for the Green Living Workshop (a 6-week environmental education course). Analyzed survey data and authored a survey analysis guide to be used by future employees. Facilitated the expansion of the Green Living Workshop into cities outside of Santa Monica through research and outreach efforts.
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Currently
Burbank
Previously
Armenia
Story
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Relentless optimism.
Introduction
Be curious. Never stop learning.
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Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Public Policy, 2009 - 2011
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    History, Public Affairs, 2007 - 2009
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