Salome Kilanava became a part of the SDSU Georgia team in April of 2017. Ms. Kilanava has 8 years of working experience in the human rights, educational and public service sectors. She graduated with honors from Sokhumi State University, with a B.A. degree in Humanities and also studied as an exchange student at IBSU’s (International Black Sea University) Department of Education and Humanities. Upon graduation from university, Ms. Kilanava served in various administrative capacities with the A/R of Abkhazia’s Ministry of Education and Culture, L.E.P.L. Informational Supporting Center of A/R of Abkhazia and New Vision University. Salome has organized and participated in various workshops, conferences, TOTs that took place in European countries. As Academic Affairs Coordinator at SDSU Georgia, she provides academic support to the Interim Dean, faculty, staff, and students. Additionally, Ms. Kilanava coordinates communications between San Diego State University, San Diego State University Research Foundation and SDSU Georgia offices.