Nino Zhvania holds MA in International Relations. In 1997, she graduated from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in the field of International Relations. She has worked for various international organizations in Georgia and abroad. For a long period of time Nino Zhvania worked as a regional advisor at the UN office in Georgia. At different times she was leading Civic Engagement, Public Administration and Policy, and Economic Development portfolios at the Eurasia Foundation. She served as an Executive Director for various international organizations and led USAID funded projects. In 1999-2010, Nino Zhvania occupied an invited lecturer's position at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. She is an author of the MA Course in International Political Economy published by the Center for Social Sciences and sponsored by the Open Society Institute-Budapest. Nino Zhvania is a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP).