OUR TEAM

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Cathy
McLAIN

Founder and Member of the Board

Cathy McLain holds a degree in educational psychology. She worked as a school psychologist and as the coordinator and trainer for programs related to sexual assault, domestic violence, drug abuse, trafficking and street children in several countries around the world. She cofounded the McLain Association for Children, evidence of her personal passion to improve the quality of life for vulnerable children in rural areas of Georgia.

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Roy SOUTHWORTH

Founder and Member of the Board

Roy Southworth has a Ph.D. in Economic Development from Stanford and is the former director of the World Bank office in Georgia. He has been active with other organizations in Africa, Europe and Asia, as well as undertaking numerous additional World Bank assignments. He is a cofounder of the McLain Association for Children in Georgia. Currently he is retired and focuses on advocacy, capacity building and microfinancing.

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Andro
DADIANI

Member of the Board

Andro Dadiani assumed Chairmanship of Georgia's Partnership for Children in January 2015. He has an undergraduate degree from Tbilisi State University and from Tbilisi Institute of Economics. In 2003 he received a Masters of Public Service Administration from Texas A&M in College Station, Texas, U.S.A. He is an active advisory board member of the United States Government Exchange Program Alumni Association of Georgia.

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Valeri
CHEKHERIA

Member of the Board

Valeri Chekheria has held managerial positions in the Parliament of Georgia, Ministry of Finance of Georgia, Ministry of Economy of Georgia, Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations, Human Rights Watch, Goldman Sachs, and Adjara Group Hospitality where he is the current CEO. He holds a Master of Law degree from Tbilisi State University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University in New York City.

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Jeremy
GASKILL
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
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Maia
BAGRATIONI
Disability Program Manager
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Tamar
CHORBACHIDZE
Psychologist

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Nino
CHUMBURIDZE
Occupational
Therapist
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Teona
DARCHIA
Occupational Therapist
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Elene
GELASHVILI
Financial Officer

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Temo
GIGAURI
Program Manager

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GOGUADZE
Logistics Officer

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Tornike
GOGUADZE
Administrative
Assistant
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Ana
GURGENIDZE
Occupational
Therapist
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Diana
JANASHIA
Family and Community Services Coordinator
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Ani
JIKHVASHVILI
Rural Schools Program Assistant
Tamar Kamushadze
Tamar
KAMUSHADZE
Psychologist

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Tamar
KEVKHISHVILI
Psychologist

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Nino
LOMIDZE
Psychology
Team Leader
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Nino
MARGVELASHVILI
Neuropsychologist

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Nino
MIKAIA
Psychologist

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Tatia
MTCHEDLISHVILI
Neuropsychologist

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Simon
QURTIASHVILI
Driver

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Tamta
SAAMISHVILI
Psychologist

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Tamar
TATISHVILI
Neuropsychologist

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Nika
ZIBZIBADZE
Rural Program
Manager
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Mariam
MARGOSHVILI
Intern
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Tati
KALANDADZE
Intern
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Elene
BERADZE
Intern