Alissa Sadler is a communications officer at the Open Society Foundations. Based in London, she works to promote the work of the Public Health Program and grantees to a variety of audiences across the globe through strategic communications campaigns, publications, digital projects, and media outreach.
Prior to joining the Open Society Foundations, Alissa worked at Signals Design Group—a strategic design and communications agency based in Vancouver, Canada. There she worked on a range of public health, corporate, and social communications campaigns for clients across the country. Before that, she worked in communications for the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Canada’s leading HIV/AIDS and harm reduction research organization. She holds a BA in Communications from Simon Fraser University.
Communications & Harm Reduction. This presentation covered best practices for communicating about your work to a variety of audiences, and offered tips and tricks for working with the media and social media to boost your advocacy and tell your organization’s story.