Ani Chkhikvadze is a graduate student at the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, specializing in Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus. She spent her summer working in Kiev, Ukraine with the local organizations: “Platform of Reforms” and Ukrainian Crisis Media Center. Previously Ani worked with Georgia’s Reforms Associates (GRASS) in Tbilisi, Georgia. Ani received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Tbilisi State University. She is a Fellow of the Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) of the U.S. State Department and has worked as a journalist at home in Georgia for Tabula Magazine.