Natia Matcharashvili has her master’s degree in Social Work from Ilia State University (2007-2009). She has 12 years of experience in social work which includes social work direct practice experience, as well as holding management positions and leading practice teaching in the fields such as child welfare and protection, justice and domestic abuse.
In 2005-2007 she was engaged in direct practice at the project “Learning to Live” at the organization World Vision. In 2007-2012 she worked as a practitioner social worker, and later, as a senior social worker in the child welfare field. In 2012-2016 she worked at the National Probation Agency – as a senior social worker during the first two years and from 2014 to 2016 as a social work advisor of the Rehabilitation Division. Currently, Natia Macharashvili is a member of GASW staff; she coordinates various projects and is involved in the activities conducted by GASW.