Manana Dumbadze

Manana Dumbadze is a communications specialist with 19 years experience working with various media (including print and television) alongside 12 years experience working with the NGO sector and five years with the business community.

Worked as communications specialist for USAID’s Georgia Business Climate Reform Project for two years, ensuring that stakeholders understood and could access the benefits of new reforms in Georgia. During her tenure, GBCR project received the USAID/Caucasus award for Outstanding Success Story in recognition of excellent communications outreach efforts and creation of success stories emphasizing U.S. government assistance to the Georgian Business Sector.

Also helped develop Internet-based tools to publish information about Georgian government initiatives, and assisted counterpart governmental institutions in developing their own communication plans.