Mari is a board member of IGLYO, the largest LGBTQI youth and student network in the world. She has been involved in queer feminist activism in Georgia for more than 5 years. She is a chairperson of the board of “Equality Movement” and a co-founder/organiser of the first ever Georgian queer party series “HOROOM”, regularly taking place at the club Bassiani.
Mari is a human rights lawyer. Her major fields of expertise are anti-discrimination law and gender-based violence. She hold’s Master’s degree in International and regional human rights law from Leiden University and is currently studying Gender Studies at UCL.