Flaka Ismaili is a Senior Program Officer for Business Development at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA).

Flaka has considerable experience on the legislative side of government affairs. Prior to joining CEPA, she spent five years in the United States Senate working in various roles including legislative aide and legislative assistant, covering issues related to global health, education, and healthcare, among others. For a couple of years, she explored her creative and business side by working as a stylist, customer liaison, and social media manager in the fashion/retail industry. Flaka graduated with a BA in Political Science and a minor in business from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.