Hina Syed

Communications Program Officer

Hina Syed is a strategist and communicator who believes in the transformative nature of storytelling. Her passion is developing effective messages that increase knowledge and influence behaviour change to achieve social impact goals.

At the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Hina developed communication, outreach and engagement strategies for global food security priorities, most notably the Feed the Future initiative. Her work focused on ensuring transparency, engaging stakeholders, policy makers and influencers, creating creative content, and increasing awareness to promote sustainable change. Prior to USAID, Hina worked on several communications for development projects with UCLA, Columbia University and UNICEF.

Hina holds a Master’s of Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, and a bachelor of arts in public health from Franklin & Marshall College. She also served as an AmeriCorps NCCC Volunteer in the Southern Region.