Tatia Koniashvili is a Lawyer at DRI. She has a Bachelor’s degree in law from Tbilisi State University. Currently, she is studying for a master’s degree at the same university. In 2017 - 2018 she was an intern at Non-commercial Legal Entity - ,,My Lawer” and at Notary Office. At different times she has participated in trainings, moot courts and conferences. In 2017-2019 she was a Lawyer at ,,Green Caucasus”. Since 2016 she is a long-term observer at ISFED.
Ana Gakhokidze is licensed lawyer in criminal, civil, administrative law and she also has an additional specialization in children's justice and children's rights.
Ana holds a bachelor's degree of Ilia State University, Faculty of Law and a Master's degree in Public Law of University of Georgia. She has experience of many years working in the field of human rights. 2012-2016 was employed in the non-governmental sector. 2016-2018 worked in the Regional Department of the Public Defender's Office of Georgia. Ana is practicing lawyer since 2019 and cooperates with several law firms.
Malkhaz Saldadze is a PhD student at the George Mason University Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. He received an MA in Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies from the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. He would like to focus his PhD research on the perception of causes and the current status of the conflicts in Georgia through the prism of peace and justice as viewed by parties engaged in them. As part of civil society and various research institutions in Georgia, he has worked on these issues through programs and projects that were aimed at shaping public discourses on conflict and transformation, civic engagement, and European integration. For the last fourteen years, he has also been teaching as an adjunct lecturer at the Ilia State University in Tbilisi, focusing on political philosophy, comparative politics, and history.
Maka Tsinadze is working with the Democracy Research Institute team as an Administrative Manager/Program Assistant. She holds a master`s degree from Georgian-American University in business administration. Her experience of working on international projects is extensive. Maka mostly was involved in administrative and organizational activities. She`s been assisting office staff as well as other professionals in their activities foreseen by the action. She has organized events in Tbilisi and regions scheduled by the project. Her organizational skills were great contribution for the implementation of the project. Within more than ten years of work with international organizations she has gained competences and knowledge necessary for smooth implementation of international programs.