Natia joined Europe Foundation in January 2016 to support its civil society capacity building efforts and to contribute to the implementation of the flagship Open Door Grantmaking Program.
Prior to joining EPF, she gained valuable project management and monitoring experience working for various local and international organizations, mostly supporting efforts directed toward sustainable socio-economic development of Georgia.
Most recently, Natia worked at World Vision Georgia, where she held Program Manager and Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator positions.
Natia completed her undergraduate studies at Tbilisi State University, holding a B.A. degree in the West European Languages and Literature. She also holds M.A. degrees in Global Development and Social Justice from St. John’s University (NY, US) and Public Policy and Administration from The University of Georgia (Tbilisi, Georgia).
As an independent consultant, Natia has led or contributed to several research projects. She served as a freelance translator at the LEPL Legislative Herald of Georgia at the Ministry of Justice.