Gvantsa Ichkiti is a Project Office at the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP). She obtained master’s degree in Public Administration of German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer and Tbilisi State University. Gvantsa also holds bachelor degree in Political Science from Tbilisi State University and spent academic semester in Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic). She has experience of working in non-governmental organizations in Georgia as well as in Europe. Her recent working experience was in the International Relations Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia. Gvantsa’s interests mainly focus on gender equality policy, youth empowerment, principles of local self-governance, environmental protection and sustainable development.