World Bank, Annenberg School of Communication Call for Applications for 2014 Summer Institute in Communication and Reform


The World Bank and Annenberg School of Communication have called for applications for the 2014 Summer Institute in Communication and reform which will be held from June 2 to 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, USA.

The 10-day program is intended for professionals working on reform initiatives around the world including: strategists, government advisors, senior development practitioners, communication professionals, social entrepreneurs and executives who want to build leadership capacity and effect change.

Participants will acquire critical skills in five key areas: Interpreting and using political economy analyses; Crafting multi-stakeholder collaboration, coalition and network building strategies and tactics to support reform; providing communication skills that support the implementation of reforms; Leveraging social/digital media tools and analytics effectively; Developing communication metrics and applying monitoring and evaluation frameworks relevant to reform.

Prospective participants should possess a minimum 10 to 15 years of professional experience with a focus on multi-stakeholder engagement; a masters degree or equivalent in communication, public affairs, political science, international relations, economics, or related field; and fluency in spoken and written English.

To apply, please visit and fill out the 2014 application form. A selection committee will review applications and notify those accepted via email. For further enquiries, prospective applicants should contact Shamiela Mir,

Application deadline is December 31, 2013