She is Chairwoman of Georgian Farmers’ Association. Georgian Farmers Association is umbrella organization which unites more than 5000 member farmers from all over the Georgia, with the goal and mission to protect farmers’ rights and support them to compete on marketplace and to grow agro players’ profitability.
Nino is founder of several companies, non governmental organizations and innovative startups. Being a proactive person by nature, Nino is a member of almost all key governmental or non-governmental boards and committees active in agriculture. In 2020 she was awarded with a national business-prize “Merkury 2011” where she received the honor as “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year”. She was the first woman chosen as a coordinator of “Invest in Future” organization created in 2012 under the patronage of Hilary Clinton. A passionate advocate and agri-entrepreneur, Nino is committed to fostering youth leadership in this very important space.
She says in an article, “Most young people I meet on my trips in the countryside simply don’t see their future in agriculture. They lack appropriate role models, vocation education access to financial capital and international technology. Yet, if there is any hope for Georgia’s countryside it must be associated with those very youth. They are the ones who can breathe new life and bring the much needed efficiency to the agricultural sector.
In 2017 Nino was nominated as a Young Global Leader at World Economic Forum. Nino has Master’s Degree with distinction in the field of Business Administration from Grenoble Graduate School (Grenoble, France). Diploma with Merit in Business Organization an Management from Cambridge International Collage , Nino graduated from Tbilisi Technical University, where she studied English Language and Literature.
In 2016 Nino was named as Entrepreneur of the Year by Grenoble Graduate School of Business. She has a Certificate of Completion of Public Policy in Private Sector Development Course from Stanford University Leadership Academy for Development as well as Certificate of competition of transformational leadership on the Edge by University of Oxford Said Business School. A dear Soul Sister empowering local livelihoods and communities toward sustainable societies and economies.