Adna Karamehic-Oates

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Adna Karamehic-Oates is a policy analyst at the Open Society Foundations. In this role, she supports Open Society’s work concerning the Millennium Challenge Account and the Publish What You Pay Campaign. She also is examining U.S. government programs providing assistance to rule of law, police, and justice systems worldwide.

Prior to joining the Foundations, Karamehic-Oates was at the World Bank and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

She is currently pursuing a PhD in governance from Virginia Tech University, focusing on Bosnian diaspora identity in the United States. She received two MAs in international development and French, and a BA in international economics from the University of Kentucky.