Zumrud Jalilova holds a M.Sc. in Gender and International Relations from the University of Bristol. She did her internship with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) in Geneva and is a graduate of the Advanced Programme in European Law from the Riga Graduate School of Law University. In 2019, Zumrud won the Social Impact British Alumni Award from the British Council. Zumrud is currently working on a social project called Unpuzzle Gender Equality, which is an illustrative jigsaw puzzle of cities that have achieved gender equality.