USC Annenberg School For Communication and Journalism

2021 World Bank-Annenberg Summer Institute
June 1June 11, 2021
Reform Communication: Leadership, Strategy and Stakeholder Alignment


June 1 - June 11, 2021,  9:00 a.m. (PT) - 12:00 p.m. (PT)

We invite you to join the 9th World Bank-Annenberg Summer Institute on communicating reform at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

This year, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, we are offering a 10-day virtual course.  

During the program, participants will learn the most recent advances in strategic communication and best practices for reform. This highly interactive course equips participants with the tools, techniques, and tactics required to build coalitions for change, mobilize public support and navigate the political environment.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2021




Session Information

June 1June 11, 2021


  • To be eligible for the group rate, participants must come from the same department within an organization.
  • Due six weeks from date of acceptance

For more information, contact:

Shellee Smith

Annenberg Executive Education


Umou S. Albazzaz

World Bank Communications for Global Practices


“The idea of having a program that focuses on the business of governance and then embedding communications as being central to the process of delivering reforms appealed to me greatly.”
Tunji Lardner
West African NGO Network
“I absolutely would recommend this program to any communications person in the business…in the public sector…in private sector, or in an international organization like mine.”
Tunya Celasin
World Bank/Turkey
“Communication is key to almost everything we do and this is a course that will make you a powerful communicator in almost all contexts.”
Louise Agersnap
World Health Organization