Dr. Esrailian, who is also of Armenian descent, is close friends with the Kardashians. Last fall, he launched the The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA, a hub for all Armenian-related education, research and outreach on campus.
The Kardashian family has been supportive of the Institute and efforts towards Armenian Genocide awareness. During last week’s episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kim and Kourtney traveled to Armenia to baptize their children. During the trip, Kim and Dr. Esrailian spoke at the World Congress on Information Technology in Yerevan, and Dr Esrailian also introduced the sisters to President Armen Sarkissian.
Dr. Esrailian is also helping raise awareness and funding for UCLA Health during the coronavirus pandemic to not only purchase additional supplies but to also support research and education around the virus. You can contribute to the efforts here.
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