Nino Abdaladze is a 26-year-old journalist from Tbilisi, Georgia. She is a Fulbright foreign graduate student at Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and part of the inaugural investigative journalism master's program. She was a graduate assistant at the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Nino has previously worked as an investigative reporter for iFact, a small media outlet in Georgia, writing about crime, corruption, health care, and social issues. She has also been a production assistant for journalists from BBC and Al Jazeera, covering current affairs in Georgia. Her recent stories have appeared in The Arizona Republic and KJZZ.