Tarana Ahmadova provides logistical support for the organization of meetings and events, as well as administrative support to the day-to-day running of the Open Society European Policy Institute. She joined the Open Society Foundations in March 2009.
Ahmadova previously worked as an interpreter for a nonprofit organization aiming at the integration of ethnic minorities. She is a graduate of the Azerbaijan College of Finance and Economics. Ahmadova speaks Azerbaijani, Russian, Turkish, French, and English.