Forget Me Not: Armenian Genocide Recollections by Ariana Kabodian, consists of recollections of her relative’s experiences and stories during the Armenian Genocide and the Istanbul Pogrom, recalled by her ancestor’s direct descendants. Ariana is 100% Armenian, and wrote this book to preserve her family’s history and to spread awareness about Armenia. The official symbol of the Armenian Genocide is the Forget-Me-Not Flower.
Ariana has also created a learning packet centered around her book, the Armenian Genocide, and Family History Month for teachers.
Ariana has partnered with The Paros Foundation, a humanitarian nonprofit based in California, USA, where the author proceeds will provide children at the Debi Arach Children's Center in Gyumri, Armenia, with boots.
About The Author
Ariana Kabodian resides in Michigan where she graduated from Mercy High School and later obtained a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Business from Aquinas College. Ariana is pursuing a career in sustainable business and is a recent master's graduate with an M.B.A. in Business Administration from The Mike Ilitch School of Business (MISB) at Wayne State University. At MISB, she was the President of Net Impact and obtained a Dual Concentration in Entrepreneurship / Innovation and Global Supply Chain Management. This book was written to preserve her family’s history and to spread awareness about the Armenian Genocide.