Prior to becoming the Regional Communications and Development Officer for Eurasia Partnership Foundation/CRRC Regional Network, Nino worked as Regional Executive Secretary for EPF/CRRC Network and as Executive Assistant to President for EPF. Nino has a Masters’ Degree in Public Relations from Georgian Technical University and Bachelor's Degree in Greek Language and Literature from Tbilisi State University. She has done post-graduate studies in both Greece and Cyprus.
Natia earned an M.Sc. in Social Research from the University of Edinburgh (UK) and a M.A. in Global Development and Social Justice from St. John’s University (US). She also holds a diploma in psychology from Tbilisi State University. Since 2012 she is an invited lecturer at Tbilisi State University, where she teaches several courses in research methods and psychology.
Natia has worked at World Vision Georgia for three years on a program entitled "Children in Especially Difficult Circumstances" where she was involved in research about street children in Western Georgia. Her research interests include children and youth, identity studies and narrative analysis.