Sashka Avanyan

Sashka Avanyan is a social entrepreneur and filmmaker. She studied philosophy at the University of McGill where she simultaneously started a career in video editing. Born in Houston, Texas but raised in Moscow, Russia until the age of 15, after which she resided in Canada for 8 years. In may of 2018 Sashka moved to Armenia, after being a volunteer there for 10 months, and in January of 2019  co-founded Creopia, a visual arts production company with a mission for reversing rural creative brain drain.