MEPRA Launches Podcast in Association with markettiers MENA


Tune into the brief podcast series to keep up to date with the latest news in Middle East PR and hear from the industry’s biggest names as they address key issues, challenges and trends for communications professionals in the region.  The monthly show is hosted by the Middle East PR Association (MEPRA) and produced by the international broadcast specialist, markettiers. The podcast is available to download via iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts or RadioPublic and featured on

Episode 1: Women in Leadership

MEPRA Chair, Jonty Summers speaks to H+K Strategies MD Lisa Welsh and Tabreed VP Souad Alserkal to discuss their challenges & opportunities as women leaders in PR. Award winning academic Dr Payyazhi Jayashree from the University of Wollongong Dubai also weighs in as an expert in gender parity to explore how we can achieve a gender-balanced boardroom.

Host: MEPRA Chair, Jonty Summers

Guest speakers:

  • Lisa Welsh: MEPRA Vice Chair & Managing Director, Hill+Knowlton Strategies,
  • Souad AlSerKal: VP Corporate Communications, Tabreed
  • Dr Payyazhi Jayashree is Associate Dean (Education) and Professor (HR) at the University of Wollongong in Dubai

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