PH International

Staff

Nino Gurgenidze
YES Georgia Project Coordinator

Nino Gurgenidze joined PH International in 2015. She brings strong expertise in developing program proposals, budgets, fundraising, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of the multi-faceted educational, social-economic assistance and rehabilitation programs for children, youth, IDPs, Georgian and foreign migrants, victims of humane trafficking and other vulnerable groups to facilitate their stronger inclusion into the society.
Prior to joining PH International, Nino worked in a number of international organizations- IOM, UNICEF, Caritas International, World Bank. At IOM she was in charge for developing complex educational modules for secondary, vocational and higher educational institutions and coordinated their successful inclusion into the National Educational Curricula and the Teacher’s National Standards with the national authorities; independently worked on numerous researches and program impact assessment reports as well as being responsible for humane and cost-effective return and reintegration of returned migrants. Previously, at UNICEF Nino established and managed three pilot diversion schemes thus significantly contributing to the reform of juvenile justice in Georgia. Nino, as a Research Assistant was a member of the World Bank’s (USA) Education Reform and Management Thematic Group, analyzing education reform experiences across countries.
Nino spent five years teaching university-level courses, including courses on Education Management and Policy and Organizational Behavior to undergraduate and graduate students at Universities in Georgia.
Nino Gurgenidze received an M.A. in Qualitative Research in Social Sciences from University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands; An M.A. in Education from East Carolina University, the US and holds higher education degree in Social Psychology from Tbilisi State University.