Media Development Foundation awarded the winners of the contest My leader Woman - 10 bloggers and 10 leader women at the Radisson Blue Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi, on June 19.
Special prizes and certificates were handed over to the winners by the Chairperson of the Georgian Central Election Commission (CEC) Tamar Zhvania, UN Women Country Representative in Georgia Erika Kvapilova, representatives of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Georgia Maia Kurtsikidze, head of Information Service of Rustavi2 Giorgi Laperashvili, head of the Tolerance Center Beka Mindiashvili, Assistant Professor at the Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management Tiko Tsomaia and Executive Director at United Nations Association of Georgia Ramaz Aptsiauri.
The winners of the contest Khatia Ghoghoberidze Maia Mosiashvili, Natia Karanadze, Tamuna Janjulia, Nino Narimanishvili, Ana Kopaliani, Tamar Kuratishvili, Isolda Nozadze, Raphic Abajian, Nina Marikiani prepared blogs about Arina Tavkarishvili (Gori) , Olga Endeladze (Marneuli) , Nino Qatamadze(Tbilisi), Nato Bendeliani (Tagiloni), Marina Modebadze (Akhaltsikhe), Saida Novruzova (Gardabani, Sartichala), Nana Bagalishvili (Tsnori) , Nunu Gavasheli (Village Ghebi, Racha region), Seda Melkumian ( Akhalkalaki) and Karmen Ovsepian (Ninotsminda).
Contest was aimed at enhancing the women's participation in democratic governance and decision-making process and revealing the local leader women.
Contest was conducted with the support of the Center of Electoral Systems Development, Reforms and Trainings.
Award winning blogs are available at web-portal Gendermediator.ge.