Tina Hyder

Tina Hyder

Tina Hyder is deputy director of the Early Childhood Program, based in London, and leads Open Society’s early childhood development projects and grants in Africa and Asia. As deputy director, Hyder helps forge partnerships to promote early childhood policies, research, networks, and programs for young children and their families. 

Prior to joining the Open Society Foundations in 2009, Hyder was a global adviser for Save the Children UK, supporting more than 50 country offices around the world to uphold the rights of children affected by discrimination.

Earlier work includes programming for children affected by conflict and other emergencies, and research into children’s perspectives of physical punishment, in addition to publications outlining policy and practical responses to promote the rights of refugee, migrant, and other marginalized children.