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A Recipe for Baby Goose Saperavi

December 16, 2012

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Being away from the United States almost makes one forget about the crazy hubbub that is the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  With incessant Christmas songs playing on the radio and the decorations springing up on homes across America, these four weeks are bookended by huge family-oriented holidays that typically include feasting! For a pretty […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Nino Metreveli, Special Projects Coordinator

November 19, 2012

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Nino Metreveli joined TLG back in May 2012.  She started out as the Special Projects Assistant, but recently moved up to take on responsibility for the whole department as the Special Projects Coordinator.  With a BA in Diplomacy and International Relations and an MA in Contemporary Modern History of America, Nino has a varied and […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Renata Skardziute-Kereselidze, Orientation Training Assistant

November 12, 2012

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Hailing from Lithuania, Renata has been helping Tamara with Orientation Training since February 2012.  With a BA from the University of Vilnius in International Relations and Political Science, an MA in Nationalism Studies from Central European University, and having spent a semester abroad in Turkey, Renata is especially qualified to lead Intercultural Training! Renata, what […]

How to Read a Book: Use the TLG Blogger Reading List!

November 8, 2012

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To Our Dearly Beloved Readers, Here at Making a Difference, we are a very literary bunch!  As a crew of bloggers, it sort of comes with the territory.  Furthermore, when you live in Georgia in a host family where you are surrounded by the Georgian language day in and day out, a good book can be your […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Tamara Chanturishvili, Orientation Training Coordinator

November 5, 2012

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Tamara is known to nearly all TLG Volunteers as the fearless undaunted leader of Orientation Training—the first seven days of each volunteer’s experience in Georgia.  With a degree in History and Social/Cultural Anthropology, Tamara has been working for TLG since August 2010 when she began as a contractor before joining the team full-time in September […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Khatia Matkava, Health, Safety, and Support Assistant/Tbilisi Regional Representative

October 29, 2012

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Khatia joined TLG way back in Spring 2011.  With a BS in General Psychology and an MS in Social, Cultural, and Political Psychology from Tbilisi State University, Khatia is currently on her way to a PhD in Psychology.  As one of the three Tbilisi Regional Representatives and the second Health, Safety, and Support Assistant, Khatia […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Maia Beruashvili, Health, Safety, and Support Assistant

October 22, 2012

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Maia joined TLG in May 2012 and has been working as the Health, Safety, and Support Assistant ever since!  With degrees in Food Hygiene and a PhD in Medicine with a specialty in Food Safety, she is perfectly suited for her job here!   Hello Maia, how are you today? Fine, and how are you, […]