Dr. Nino Chinchaladze

Dr. Nino Chinchaladze is the Executive Director of the Foundation “Center for International Education” (CIE), whose mission is to support internationalization of higher education and student mobility between the United States/Europe and Georgia. CIE is part of EducationUSA, with a comprehensive EducationUSA Student Advising Center in Tbilisi and four regional branches located at state universities throughout the country. Nino has Ph.D. in History. She was Deputy Director for the Open Society Georgia Foundation from 1997 to 2006. She has been a member of boards for Higher Education Authorization and accreditation of Georgian higher education institutions. In addition, she was a board member for Millenium Challenge Account Georgia and recently a board member of the Millenium foundation.  She is also a board member of EPPM (Education Policy, Planning and Management Institute) and a member of the State scholarships commission.  Nino participates in international conferences and seminars, including NAFSA, EAIE, ACA, and AACRAO.  Nino is an active member of Georgian educational community.