Founders of IWA Georgia : Renuka Matagne (left) and Nana Dvali (right)

The first meeting of IWA Georgia in Tbilisi in 1996


IWAG was founded in 1996 by a small group of expat and Georgian women living in Tbilisi. Their primary aim was to welcome new members of the diplomatic missions and expats coming to Tbilisi, help them settle in this beautiful city and introduce them to the rich culture of Georgia by organizing social and cultural activities. In the following years, it has expanded the scope of its activities and become a prominent association in Georgia that contributes to efforts and activities in the fields of education, health and culture.


To welcome and assist newcomers to Georgia;

To foster goodwill and friendship among its members;

To introduce them to Georgian culture by organizing cultural and social events;

To organize charitable events and fundraisers for the public benefit of Georgia