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Ms. Hosneara Khondker


Ms. Hosneara Khondker works at Save the Children in Bangladesh as ‘Program Director (PD)’ of an Integrated Child Development Program –Shishuder Jonno. The key responsibility of this position is to lead and manage the long-term child development program which is aimed to demonstrate innovative pathways to support Early Childhood Care and Development, Basic Education, School Health & Nutrition, Adolescent Development. She is responsible to lead a technical team in program design, quality improvement, research and evaluation while also managing program partners and SC field-based implementation in rural and urban areas.

Prior to joining Save the Children, Hosneara Khondker worked in various positions at several development organizations including USC-Canada’s country office in Bangladesh, Intercooperation –a Swiss development organization, Bangladesh Population & Health Consortium (BHPC) – A Public NGO Partnership project of DFID, Bangladesh etc. She has more than twenty-eight years of experiences in development arena including about fifteen years in leadership roles with key strengthens in development, management, and coordination of diversified programs/projects.

Ms. Hosneara Khondker has strong background in providing backstopping and guidance to staffs and partners to ensure effective and efficient management and implementation of the programs/projects. She has gathered extensive experiences in providing capacity development support services to development professionals on various issues such as: project cycle management, participatory techniques and tools, community participatory gender analysis etc.

Ms. Hosneara Khondker holds Master’s degree in Management ( and a Master’s degree in Development Studies.