Washington, DC
Grant and Proposal Manager

Shorena Megrelishvili

Shorena Megrelishvili is a contractor supporting grants and proposals at WEConnect International.  Shorena has accumulated her professional experience working in the nonprofit sector, focusing on development programming and institutional fundraising from multilateral/donor and government organizations.

Shorena is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and prior to joining WEConnect International, she worked for a leading Georgian nonprofit, CIDA/Global Compact Network Georgia, the Georgian representation of the UN Global Compact. Shorena has wide-ranging experience implementing socio-economic development projects focusing on the empowerment of women, entrepreneurs/SMEs and various vulnerable groups. In addition, she has promoted cross-sector partnerships engaging businesses and nonprofits and enhanced corporate sustainability in Georgia.

Shorena holds a BA in International Relations from Tbilisi State University and a joint MA in Public Policy from Central European University (Hungary) and University of York (UK). She is also an alumna of the U.S. Government-funded “Future Leaders Exchange Program”.

Shorena is passionate about social inclusion and sustainability and loves developing “game-changer” ideas into feasible international development projects.