André Gumuchdjian, in a conversation with Lara Tcholakian, speaks about the relevance of his Armenian roots and the importance of memory in the development of his identity. He shares his thoughts about the implicit role that historical trauma transmission has played in his quest for self-discovery as an Armenian.
About André Gumuchdjian
André Gumuchdjian is a Belgian Armenian entrepreneur, founder of A.V. Gumuchdjian, and the founder of “My Forest Armenia,” a nonprofit that aims to decrease carbon in the atmosphere and increase forest coverage in Armenia.
Armenian leaders share inherited cultural and historical narratives, memories, life learnings and experiences. Down-to-earth, authentic and mindful conversations preserve the stories and legacies of families, and reflect on the lessons learnt from inherited collective trauma and introspective leadership.