School-educational competition – Women Who Changed the World (project supervisor – Marina Ugulava) was organized by Public Relations Service at Caucasus International University on March 20, 2019.
A film directed by Tamar Makharadze was shown during the first part of the event. The film narrates the story of five queens (Nana, Gurandukht, Mariam (wife of King Giorgi I), Marta-Mariam (Queen of Byzantine), Rusudan) who played a major part in the politics of Georgia. It is noteworthy that CIU Professor, Politologist Tamar Kiknadze, together with the narrator, makes interesting insertions in the film.
The competition was held in the second part of the day. Pupils of Tbilisi public schools 23, 217, 219 and Rustavi public school 4 participated in the event. Furthermore, a team made up of CIU students symbolically engaged in the game; however, they were not fighting for the victory. After ten questions, which were from the film and referred to the lives of Georgian Queens, Tbilisi public school N217 team became the winners. The second place was taken by Rustavi public school N4 and the third place was taken by public school 23 as the result of the additional question.
It is worth mentioning that Ms. Ketevan Shoshiashvili, CIU Associate Professor and historian was actively engaged in creating competition questions. Towards the end of the event, the teams received certificates and gifts.