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Natali Kenkadze

About:

Doing what you love and loving what you do is the way for me!
I'm in NGO field since I had 13, starting as volunteer, intern, helper, project coordinator, trainer.
For now I'm co-founder and manager of: NGO International Center for Peace and Integration (ICPI), Soc. Enterprise "Generator 9.8", English Center "Beka's School".

At the same time I continuously enjoy being freelance trainer and developing myself together with others.

TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhD6U23UlMg

Natali Kenkadze has 15 references for past work as a trainer.

Natali Kenkadze

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Current occupation

Co-founder/Trainer at ICPI; Co-founder/Strategic Manager of Social Enterprise "Generator 9.8"; Co-founder/Manager of English language center "Beka's School"

Work experience

Co-founder/ Strategic Manager at Soc. Enterprise - Co-working Space & Social Bar “Generator 9.8”
2015 - to present /Tbilisi, Georgia/
- Managing the space
- Defining the financial and development strategy
- Marketing and PR
- Coordinating the volunteers and interns

Co-founder/ Trainer, Project manager at International Centre for Peace and Integration (ICPI)
2011 - to present /Tbilisi, Georgia/
- Coordinating the board
- Working on local and international projects
- Trainer, facilitator of Trainings Courses and Youth Exchanges on different topics in Georgia and abroad

Co-founder/ Manager at English language center “Beka’s School”
2016 – to present /Tbilisi, Georgia/
- Managing the school
- Defining the financial and development strategy
- Marketing and PR

Co-founder/ Vice-director at Informal group “Sparkles”
2014 – to present /Arezzo, Italy/
- Working on local and international projects
- Trainer, project manager of Trainings Courses on following topics:
Conflict Transformation, Self-Development, Non-Violent Communication

Trainer at Association “Rondine Citadel of Peace”, Programme for Conflict Resolution and Peace-building
2012 – June, 2014 /Arezzo, Italy/
- Programming and implementing trainings on the topics of conflict transformation, peace, team-building, personal development, interculturality
- Organizing events, meetings, conferences, etc.
- Communication with public
- Fundraising

Intern at Association “FOCSIV”
2012 – June, 2014 /Rome, Italy/
- Programming the trainings for international volunteers
- Developing the international project – “Peace Corps”
- Proposal writing

Trainer on Gender & HIV issues at UNDP, Ministry of Sports and Youth of Georgia, GYDEA (Georgian Youth Development and Education Association) joint project
2012 /Tbilisi, Georgia/
- Working with the core group on the training programme, methods, activities
- Conducting the training courses in youth camps
- Evaluation, development

Manager of International & Social clients at ACT Research
2011 - 2012 /Tbilisi, Georgia/
- Responsible person for communicating with International & Social clients
- Writing project proposals for the International & Social clients/ foundations
- Participating in tenders on local and international levels
- Consultant of International & Social clients

European Voluntary Service (EVS) volunteer - Youth worker at Youth Center – “Centro Giovanile 2000”
2009-2010 /Brescia, Italy/
- Working with children and youth
- Organizing camps, competitions, free time activities
- Coordinating local and international projects
- Planning the youth center activities with the board

Project Coordinator/ EVS coordinator at Youth Association DRONI
2008 - 2011 /Tbilisi, Georgia/
- Writing the project proposals & fundraising
- Organizing international and local projects and activities
- Coordinating the work and functions of EVS volunteers
- Preparing the groups for the international projects
- Facilitator, trainer

Leader at State Summer Camps, Ministry of Sports and Youth
2007 - 2011 /Anaklia, Georgia/
- Leading the group of 20-30 youngsters
- Organizing different activities, competitions, games, free time
- Facilitating the sessions on different topics
2009-2010 Project Manager
Charitable fund “Barbale” /Tbilisi, Georgia/
- Organizing charity projects, concerts
- Communicating with the schools

Educational pathway

- Master degree
Working in Non-profit: Management, Communication and Finances
University of Tor Vergata (Rome, Italy)
/Full scholarship/ 2013 - 2014

- Peace Programme - Conflict Resolution and international diplomacy (Arezzo, Italy)
Programme on: Peace studies, Conflict resolution, Leadership and Communication skills, International Cooperation, Diplomacy
/Full scholarship by Association “Rondine Cittadella della Pace”/ 2012 – 2014

- Bachelor Degree in Economic and Business Administration
Tbilisi State University (Tbilisi, Georgia)
/Full scholarship by the government of Republic of Georgia/ 2005 – 2009

- Up to 50 Erasmus+ (previously Youth in Action) Training Courses and Youth Exchanges.

Fields of training expertise

  • (expert) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (advanced) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Communication Skills
  • (expert) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Environment & Ecology
  • (expert) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (advanced) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Fundraising
  • (advanced) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (advanced) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (advanced) Intercultural Learning
  • (advanced) International Youth Work
  • (advanced) Leadership Development
  • (expert) Open Space Technology
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (expert) Peace Education
  • (intermediate) People Management & Cooperation
  • (advanced) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (advanced) Public Speaking
  • (expert) Training of Trainers
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (advanced) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) European Voluntary Service
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations

Working with specific target groups

  • (intermediate) Children
  • (intermediate) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (intermediate) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (advanced) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) Young People in/from Conflict Areas

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (advanced) Africa
  • (intermediate) Asia
  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (advanced) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (advanced) Global Cooperation
  • (advanced) North-South Co-operation
  • (advanced) South East Europe

Other skills

Project Management

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Georgian
  • (fluent) Italian
  • (good) Russian

Trainer references

  • Sharing is Caring - Collaborative Consumption on Youth Work

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Gudauri, Georgia
    organised by International Center for Peace and Development
    8 - 14 January 2014
  • Colaborative Consumption - The New Tool for Youth Work

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Karlovac, Croatia
    organised by Carpe Diem
    24-31/08/2014
  • CollabLab

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Bratislava, Slovakia
    organised by ZK IMA Pčolka
    31/10/2014- 06/11/2014
  • Knocking on NFE’s Door: Non-Formal Education and Active Participation

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Sarezzo, Italy
    organised by Informagiovani del Comune di Sarezzo (Youth Information Centre of the Municipality of Sarezzo)
    25th February – 2nd March, 2016
  • Knocking on NFE’s Door: Life Skills

    Validated (2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Barcelona, Spain
    organised by La Vibria Intercultural
    17th – 24th June 2016
    Reference person

    Carles Cunill

    (Co-trainer)
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  • Chance for Sharing

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Bakuriani, Georgia
    organised by International Center for Peace and Development
    23rd-30th July
  • ToT: Emerging Arab Leaders

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-09)
    The training activity took place
    in Beirut, Lebanon
    organised by World Youth Alliance Middle East
    20-24 Feb, 2015
  • Language of Peace

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Citta di Castello, Umbria, Italy
    organised by Altotevere Senza Frontiere
    13-20th of October, 2013
  • Live the Other, Experience Yourself

    Validated (2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Arezzo, Italy
    organised by Rondine Cittadella della Pace
    28th September – 4th October, 2014
    Reference person

    Luca Crivellari

    (Main trainer)
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  • Collaborative Consumption for non-profit

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Barcelona, Spain
    organised by La Vibria Intercultural
    20 - 26 February 2014
  • Gender Equality for European Citizens

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Kobuleti, Georgia
    organised by International Center for Peace and Development
    15-21 July, 2014
  • Active participation – how to make YE

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Kobuleti, Georgia
    organised by International Center for Peace and Development
    11 – 16th of August, 2013
  • Youth in Action with Neighboring Countries

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Bakuariani, Georgia
    organised by International Center for Peace and Integration
    23 – 29th of march, 2013
  • Social Entrepreneurship - Tool for Youth Work

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Bratislava, Slovakia
    organised by ZK IMA Pčolka
    23-29 October, 2015
  • Collaboratie Consumption for youth work

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Manchester, UK
    organised by V2020
    6-12 NOV, 2015

This profile was last modified on 2017-01-11

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