Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) essay contest

Association for Trauma Outreach & Prevention (ATOP) Meaningfulworld ANNOUNCES YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM (YEP) ESSAY (POETRY, RAP, SKIT) CONTEST The Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention (ATOP) Meaningfulworld, and YEP was founded by Dr. Ani Kalayjian to advance the knowledge about the immediate and long-term human consequences of traumatic events and promotes effective methods of prevention,… Continue reading >>

20th Annual Krieger Essay Contest

AASSSG LAUNCHES THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL KRIEGER ESSAY CONTEST FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS The Armenian American Society for Studies on Stress & Genocide (AASSSG) was founded in 1988 by Dr. Ani Kalayjian to advance national and international understanding of the generational and intergenerational effects of traumatic experiences, such as genocide, earthquake, and war. In… Continue reading >>

Stop Bullying Essay Contest

CREATING INNER PEACE Association for Trauma Outreach & Prevention (ATOP) Meaningfulworld Announces YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM (YEP)ESSAY (POETRY, RAP, SKIT) CONTEST ESSAY/POEM/RAP/SKIT SUBJECT “Creating Inner Peace: Transforming Bullying” Award $40 Grade School Winner $50 for Junior High Winner $75 High School Winner, and $150 College Student Winner Deadline Postmarked/ Emailed by 15 August, 2014 E-mail:;… Continue reading >>

Roundtable on Living in a Traumatic World

ATOP Officers and Intern participate in the very first Roundtable on Living in a Traumatic World Dr Kalayjian, the Outstanding Achievement Award Winner Alumni of Teachers College, Columbia University, Georgiana Sofletea, ATOP MW Intern and Graduate Student at TC Columbia University, and Johnanne Winchester, UN Representative for ATOP MW participated in the Inaugural TC Roundtable.… Continue reading >>

Good intentions are no longer enough. I wanted to support humanity in my own way. Meaningful World was a natural way for me to help the victims of tsunami.

So many systems have failed us and as we transition from failed models, attitudes and behaviors that are polarizing, destructive and failing all around us I could not just sit back, be overwhelmed and do nothing… I am doing something with Meaningful World.

Meaningful World cultivates well-being, relatedness, a deep awareness and understanding how to elevate some of the world's suffering. Our choices impact all living systems and I choose to be an agent of good.