Luka Chitiani

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Luka Chitiani is a third-year bachelor’s student at Tbilisi State University majoring in international relations. He has been actively engaged in volunteering since 2016. Since then, he has participated in various major and minor projects and training. In 2021, Luka spent his summer semester at Kadir Has University through the Erasmus+ program. Furthermore, at the beginning of the year, he and his friends founded an NGO called the Question Mark Movement which aims to strengthen liberal values in Georgian society. He hopes to have a positive impact on his community.

Sopiko Bzarashvili

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Sopiko Bzarashvili graduated with honours from the Bachelor’s program in International Relations with a focus on Europe and the Middle East. Now she is a master’s student at Ilia State University where she studies Political Science. During her Bachelor’s studies in Tbilisi, she volunteered at the Georgian National Library, Georgian Sustainable Development Association, and Civic Education Teachers Forum. She is a young professional and has been working at International Maarif Schools Georgia since 2019. Sopiko published numerous articles related to Georgia and Turkey. She took part in many conferences and she is actively involved in non-formal education activities. Sopiko speaks Turkish a…

Dea Magalashvili

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Dea Magalashvili is a young professional, an international relations specialist, and a lecturer. She holds a Master’s Degree with honors in Political Science (International Relations specialisation) and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations (Europe and the Middle East specialisation). In 2014, she graduated from the School of Leaders and the Lublin University of Technology in Poland. Since 2022, Dea has been an invited lecturer. In 2018-2021, Dea was an Invited Specialist at the Parliament of Georgia, an Executive Assistant of the Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria, and a Senior Advisor of the Young Leaders International Academy. Furthermore, in 2017-2018, she has been activ…

Ana Barbakadze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Ana Barbakadze is a 12th-grade student at V. Komarovi School of Physics and Mathematics no. 199. Ana is highly interested in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She participated in numerous environmental and educational activities at the eco-club at her school. She is a volunteer teacher and is helping 11th-grade students with math. She believes that innovative ideas can lead to bigger opportunities. She is a winner of the Innovations in Financial Education JA competition and a finalist of the Millennium Innovation Awards. Currently, Ana is a member of the Komarovi School government and American Corner Tbilisi clubs. Ana’s favourite free time activity is making Christmas decorations.

Akaki Balanchivadze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Akaki is a first-year International Relations student at Tbilisi State University. He chose the path of social and political sciences because he has always been interested in the ever-changing interaction of states and non-governmental organizations, particularly in politics and economics. Akaki actively edits Wikipedia to raise awareness of the conditions that the heritage sites in occupied territories and other parts of Georgia are in. He also helps young students at school to become editors and enrich Wikipedia. Akaki is learning Mandarin Chinese, as he thinks that the only way to make peace in the world is to form relationships with people all around the globe. He believes that the Y…

Tatia Injgia

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Gori
Tatia Injgia, an eleventh-grade student, lives in Gori, Georgia. She is a socially active young person and has experience working as a volunteer journalist and manager of many organizations. She has participated in mock court trials, and her writing was included in a book.

David Curca

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Chisinau, Moldova
David is a young International Relations student at Moldova State University. He likes to engage in discussions about domestic and international politics. He believes that European integration and cooperation with the EU is the best future for Moldova. He is also interested in the European Union’s activities and likes to learn new things. David is an ambitious person who supports the EU and wants to help his country achieve its foreign policy goals.

Susanna Marabyan

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Susanna Marabyan is a fourth-year student majoring in International Relations at Ilia State University. She is a member of the Umbrella organization and is actively involved in youth work activities. She took part in various local and international volunteering (ESC) projects and seminars. Currently, she is working on the improvement of the Youth Center in her village to contribute to her community and have a positive impact on solving youth issues and their development.

Aziz Ganiev

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Aziz Ganiev is a young and curious person. Currently, he works as a customer support representative. He does not study because he has not found his real interest yet. He also works with several youth organizations in Georgia such as HYGGE, Kona, etc. He speaks four languages fluently: Azerbaijani, Georgian, Turkish, and English. He has volunteered in Bulgaria, in the youth organization called Active Bulgarian Society for 7 months. His main tasks in this organization were organizing events, sharing European values, and promoting an active lifestyle.

Ana Kvekveskiri

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Kutaisi
Ana Kvekveskiri is a second-year student at the Faculty of Management of Kutaisi International University (KIU). Ana is also a volunteer in one of the Georgian organizations. As a student, she has participated in various competitions and trainings.

Andro Kvijinadze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Andro Kvijinadze is a third-year student of the Bachelor’s degree in International Relations at Tbilisi State University. He is also a member of the National Committee at the European Youth Parliament – Georgia where he is part of the Public Relations and Communications Department. Andro has been actively involved in volunteering since 2018. He focused on promoting European values and organised many events to this end.

Sopo Jalalishvili

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Sopo Jalalishvili is a third-year student at San Diego State University Georgia, majoring in Biochemistry. Her primary interest is chemistry and science but she tries to be actively engaged in extracurricular activities, such as participating in youth organizations and volunteering. She is an active member of the Youth Hub and the Institute For Democratic Changes (ICD). She participated in WiSci – Women in Science Camp that had a decisive impact on her career choice.

Nina Engibaryan

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Nina Engibaryan holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Master’s degree in Advanced European and International Studies. Her professional background focuses on national minorities and migrant integration and protection issues. She is particularly interested in the EU-EaP human rights dialogue dimension, cultural diversity management, and conflict studies.

Ana Dzirkvadze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Ana Dzirkvadze holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations. During her studies, she has completed an Erasmus+ exchange program at the University of Lodz, Poland. She has participated in various international conferences and training courses. She has worked in the NGO sector since 2018. In 2020, she worked as a European Solidarity Corps volunteer for a non-governmental youth organization in Hagen, Germany. Currently, she is working at the German Embassy in Tbilisi.

Gvantsa Ichkiti

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Gvantsa Ichkiti is a junior at the Law Faculty of The International Black Sea University. She received an award from the state and full financial support from International Black Sea University to fund her studies. Gvantsa is actively involved in community service. She always tries to accept challenges as well as to take new opportunities to gain experience and enrich her knowledge. She believes that joining the YEAs initiative will be one of the biggest adventures which will empower her to grow both personally and professionally.

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