Global Alliance awards three international scholarships to EMScom16 participants

03.03.2014

Global Alliance awards three international scholarships to EMScom16 participants Lugano, Switzerland, March 3, 2014 – The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, the confederation of the world's major public relations and communication management associations and institutions, awarded today scholarships to three participants to the 16th edition of the Executive Master of Science in Communications Management (EMScom) at USI Università della Svizzera italiana.

In the framework of its long-term strategic partnership with USI’s Executive Master of Science in Communications Management, one of Europe’s leading academic program focused on public relations and communication management, each year the Global Alliance provides a limited number of scholarships to deserving EMScom applicants living and working outside Switzerland.

“In today’s environment, where communication has become extremely pervasive, it’s vital for communicators to combine strategic perspectives with strong leadership skills. And EMScom is one of Europe’s leading academic program preparing its graduates with these competences” said Anne Gregory, Chair of the Global Alliance. “The Global Alliance is pleased to welcome three new communication professionals to our growing community of scholars. We are confident that they will give their valuable contribution to the Global Alliance’s mission of unifying the public relations profession, raising professional standards at a global level, sharing knowledge and being the global voice for public relations in the public interest.”

Global Alliance scholarship recipients include:
Mr. Mian Shahzad Khalid, Senior Manager Marketing and Communications, Service Sales Corporation, Pakistan 
Ms. Patrizia Luisi, Strategic Client Service Responsible, The Youcan Company Srl, Italy
Ms. Olesya Kuzminskaya, Public Relations Manager, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Russia, Russia

About the Global Alliance
The Global Alliance for PR and Communication Management (www.globalalliancepr.org) is the confederation of the world's major public relations and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and academics around the globe. The Global Alliance's mission is to unify the public relations profession, raise professional standards all over the world, share knowledge for the benefit of its members and be the global voice for public relations in the public interest.
The Global Alliance is the convener of the World Public Relations Forum, to be held next in Madrid, Spain, in September 2014.

Contacts:
Elisa Noli, PR and Communication Manager
Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management
+41 58 666 4772
elisa.noli@usi.ch