Nadja Groot supports the management and coordination of research and pilot projects tackling innovative approaches to keeping societies open in Europe. She joined the Open Society Foundations in May 2011.
Prior to joining the Foundations, Groot participated in a fellowship program at the European Parliament and worked with a Dutch NGO on education and minority relations in the Western Balkans. She is a board member of a youth exchange organization in the Netherlands.
Groot holds a BA in educational science and development studies and an MA in international relations from the University of Amsterdam. She is fluent in Dutch and English.