The Women Empowerment Network – WEN project, initiated by the Center for Progress in Georgia and supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands with the amount of 88 000 GEL in 2018-2019. The project’s aim was to create a Women Leaders Network to help young women acquire the skills and experience needed for success. Connect with already successful, professional women and young people, foster collaboration and relationships between them.
There are many successful women in Georgia whose experiences are invaluable for the career advancement and success of young people. Project Women Empowerment Network (WEN) selects 17 young candidates and connects them with established leaders who will take on the role of youth mentor during the project.
The participants will be mentored by Ana Dolidze (Doctor of Law)
Lela Gaprindashvili (Doctor of Philosophy)
Nino Zambakhidze (President of Georgian Farmers Association)
Nino Evgenidze (Executive Director of the Economic Policy Research Center)
Irina Popiashvili (Contemporary Art Curator)
Tamar Lebanidze (Banking Specialist)
Maka Ioseliani (Rector at Georgian Institute of Public Affairs)
Keti Khutsishvili (Director of Open Society Georgia Foundation)
Nona Tordia (Director of “Gemuani”)
Irma Khetsuriani (Wheelchair Fencing Athlete)
Tinatin Khidasheli (Master of Law, Politician, Former Minister of Defense of Georgia)
Ekaterine Mazmishvili (Director of Tbilisi International Theatre Festival and Marjanishvili Theatre)
Nino Suknidze (General Advisor of the Bank of Georgia)
Ana Mikadze-Chikvaidze (Chairperson of Georgian Cheese Guild)
Natalia Edisherashvili (Training Educators for Excellence Project, Manager, PhD)
Tea Agladze (Editor-in-chief of “Beaumonde” Magazine)
Ketevan Dochanashvili (Director of International Georgian School).