MEPRA Virtual Summer School: Surviving a Crisis

The session will provide insight on key considerations for working through issues and crisis scenarios,

Virtual Summer School#MEPRAVirtualSummerSchool

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The session will provide insight on key considerations for working through issues and crisis scenarios,

You will learn:

* The core principles of successful crisis communications
* How an organisation can ensure optimum readiness
* How to respond to an emerging crisis without exacerbating its development
* How to structure a fit for purpose crisis communications plan


Sandra Allimadi-Ocitti, Hanover ME

Sandra is a reputation management and crisis communications strategist, ensuring clients are prepared to manage and mitigate corporate risk through proactive approaches that protect perception impacts amongst stakeholders. With almost a decade’s experience spanning the Middle East and Africa region, she navigates complex political and business landscapes to provide expertise in stakeholder engagement, campaign development, media training and capacity building for government entities and international organisations. Her client portfolio includes Expo 2020 Dubai; Kenya’s Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism; UNDP – Kenya; Qatar Foundation; Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, Dubai Holding and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She holds an MSc Media and Communication Governance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA (Hons) Journalism Studies from the University of Stirling.

Workshop Details:

This workshop will be led as a webinar as part of MEPRA’s Virtual Summer School programme.
Register using the form below or email
All workshops under the MEPRA Virtual Summer School programme are FREE for MEPRA Members.
You will receive the webinar link approximately 5 days before the event.


MEPRA has partnered with UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) to establish a continuous professional development (CPD) program. MEPRA members will receive access to CIPR’s CPD platform, which includes more than 1,200 learning resources and enables practitioners to map their training journey and earn their way to becoming MEPRA and CIPR Accredited Public Relations Practitioners. This course is worth 10 CPD points. For more information on CPD and accreditation click here.

To enrol in this course, please register online or email For any additional enquiries, please call Natalie Smith, Marketing and Events Coordinator on +971544940555.

Date & Timings:

July 14, 2020 10AM-12 PM UAE Time

Agenda and speakers

  • 7/14/20 10:00 - 7/14/20 12:00

    Sandra Allimadi-Ocitti
    Hanover ME

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