Forum for Women’s Economic Empowerment - Kutaisi 2019

The first part of the Forum for Women’s Economic Empowerment organized through the partnership between the Business Leaders’ Federation Women for Tomorrow and UN Women was held in Georgia’s city of Kutaisi.

The event was held through the support of the US Department of State, within the framework of Democracy Commission Small Grants Program of US Embassy.

The first panel of the regional Forum was dedicated to the discussion about the topic “Innovation for Economic Development”. The speakers of the Forum shared their knowledge and experience in terms of using innovative technologies in front of a wider audience.

The speakers of the first panel of the Forum included: the Head of Georgian Farmers’ Association - Nino Zambakhidze; Head of Innovation and Commercialization Department of Innovation and Technology Agency of Georgia - Salome Khachiauri; Director of Startup Georgia – Giorgi Lomidze; Professor of Computer and Electrical Engineering at the Ilia State University - Nana Dikhaminjia; Associate Professor of Computer Science Department of Akaki Tsereteli State University - Mikheil Kotishadze; Participants of the 2018 Millennium Innovation Contest of the Millennium Challenge Account – Georgia - Lado Godoladze and Natia Pkhakadze.