Blue Shield Georgia team consists of heritage professionals, heritage activists and volunteers.
Manana is a graduate of international master’s course in World Heritage Studies at Brandenburg University of Technology. She has over 10 years of experience working in cultural heritage management in Georgia. Her experience ranges from working for the public sector (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Department of Culture, UNESCO National Commission and the Georgian National Museum) to private sector (Contemporary Arts center and residence Art Villa Garikula) and academia (Tbilisi State Academy of Arts and Ilia State University.)
Mariam is a painting restorer, she has been working on conservation/restoration of easel and mural paintings since 2006. She joined Georgian National Committee of the Blue Shield in 2013 and in 2015 participated in a course on First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis, organised by ICCROM (The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property). Read more…
Born in 1990 in Mestia, Maqi finished secondary school in Zugdidi. In 2009 she enrolled in the Department of Humanities at Tbilisi State University and graduated with the BA in History of Art. She believes that continuing her studies is extremely important for her future professional development. Read more…
Communication Officer / Journalist
Sopho has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and is now continuing her studies at the Ilia State University at Caucasus Studies Master’s Program. She joined the Blue Shield team in 2015. Her interest towards Blue Shield activities is derived from the poor condition of Georgia’s cultural heritage. Read more…