The International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. TSU Rector Jaba Samushia and Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Nunu Mitskevich awarded female scientists of Tbilisi State University for their fruitful scientific and educational activities.
The University Medal was awarded to Natia Sordia, Assistant Professor of the TSU Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences. Tamar Karaia, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Ketevan Khutsishvili, Professor of the Faculty of Humanities, Maia Svanadze, Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, Tamar Kbiladze, Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Maka Khodeli, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law and Nato Pitskhelauri, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Medicine.
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated in accordance with the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly in December 2015. On this day, the United Nations calls upon the world’s nations, all organizations and people to promote the equal development of women in science and education. The UN hopes to close the gender gap in science and make it more accessible to women.