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About the Speaker
Marina Mkhitaryan is a development professional with more than 15 years experience managing development programs, media outlets and NGOs. Marina has a dual degree in Philology and Law from the Yerevan State University. She has also completed a mid-career course on International Law and Legal Studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University, US). Marina is a fellow of the John Smith leadership program, the European Alpbach (http://www.alpbach.org) Forum and the Social Leader Forum (http://www.cb.joint-civic-education.net/). Since 2011 Marina is the Country Coordinator of Armenianand International Social Innovation Camps. She has designed and managed the InfoVillage national network of community-based telecommunication centers and injected innovation and new tools in the traditionally low-tech development interventions. Currently she leads the Innovations Lab (http://kolba.am/) at UNDP Armenia, managing research and innovation at the newly created social venture incubator.