UN Development Program, Social Innovations Lab - Armenia
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Marina Mkhitaryan is the head of the Kolba Social Innovations Lab at UNDP Armenia. Marina is a development and change management professional with more than 15 years experience managing development programs, media outlets and NGOs. Currently Marina leads public sector innovations and human-centric reforms at the newly created social venture incubator – the Kolba Lab. For more than 8 years she has managed a portfolio of programs at Eurasia Partnership Foundation including those on Good Governance, Alternative Media, Social Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility. Marina was also a sessional lecturer of “Negotiations” at the Faculty of Journalism of Yerevan State University. Since 2011 Marina is the Country Coordinator of Armenian and 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.