Iveta Gogava

Iveta Gogava

Chairman of the Board

Iveta Gogava is an alumna of Getting Involved 2011. She is also responsible for mentoring and facilitating of Diversity School Programme since 2015/2017 respectively. Iveta currently studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, enrolled in a PhD programme in Cultural Studies. She has graduated from Central European University, Comparative History Master Programme in June 2019. Iveta is actively involved in civil society activities, and also delivers non-formal education training for different age groups. She also has a successful collaboration with different think tanks and government agencies. In 2015 Iveta was awarded Doctorate Programme Grant and did her research visit at the University of Amsterdam. In 2017 Iveta has got LEPL International Education Center Scholarship for accommodation and related expenses in Budapest, Hungary. In October 2018, in the framework of Internship Support Programme Grant, Iveta has spent 1 month in Oxford, the UK.

Levan Khutsishvili

Levan Khutsishvili

Board Member

From 2016 Levan is a Facilitator in Diversity School and from 2018 is a Board member of Iris Group. Levan, is a Visiting Lecturer in Social and Political Science faculty of Tbilisi State University from 2015 and at the same time PhD student. In 2015, he, together with friends established NGO “Gergart” and till now is the director of organization.

Tako Iakobidze

Tako Iakobidze

Board Member

Tako holds BA in Political Studies (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University) and MSc in Policy Studies (University of Edinburgh). She has spent 7,5 years on various positions at a Georgian NGO IDFI - from an intern to Public Policy and Participation Direction Lead. Starting from February 2019 Tako has joined a regional NGO CENN as Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (M&E). In addition, for 4 years Tako has been an invited lecturer at International Black Sea University (IBSU), where she taught Political Ideologies and Public Policy. Tako first joined the colorful world of Diversity School in 2012, as a participant of Joint Civic Education. Since 2013 she became facilitator, mentor and coach for new facilitators.