MENA Young Lions PR Competition 2024 – Winners Announced

Dubai, 29th March 2024: PRCA MENA, the Public Relations and Communications Association in the Middle East and North Africa, is pleased to announce that Gambit Communications’ Alexandra Richards and Sara Al Dehni have won the MENA Young Lions Competition 2024 for their #LendTheirVoice campaign. The star duo will go on to represent the MENA at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Responding to a brief set by Shamsaha, Alexandra and Sara beat a field of 16 teams. Each team had 24 hours to create a campaign that would help Shamsaha to target audiences from expanded regions, especially focusing on support to victims of GBV in Palestine and Sudan.

Sylvia Marcus, the Partnerships and Business Development Manager at Shamsaha, commented:

“At Shamsaha, we believe in the power of collaboration and innovation to drive positive change. Partnering with the PRCA MENA Young Lions Competition allows us to amplify our message of women’s empowerment and protection throughout the Middle East, inspiring a new generation of advocates and change-makers.”

PRCA’s Head of EMEA, Monika Fourneaux MPRCA said:

“Each competing team has demonstrated exceptional skill and creativity. The breadth of innovative campaigns highlights the incredible diversity of young talent in our region. Congratulations to Alexandra and Sara for their outstanding achievement, and we extend our best wishes to them for success in Cannes. Thank you to all participants for your contributions, and we look forward to seeing you again next year.”


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