The course will be led by Ms Annalisa Schembri
Annalisa Schembri is a freelance professional in the creative, entertainment and education industry, coming from Malta but working across Europe.
She has been in the event management, event production and creative production industry for the last 16 years, producing and working on a variety of creative jobs ranging from theatre to film and live TV, contemporary dance, live concerts, festivals, musicals, conferences and live large-‐ scale events.
Recently she has also been trained as a virtual and hybrid events producer and manager.
Annalisa is also an artistic director for festivals and live large scale events, a speaker, a soft skills trainer and a lecturer on, amongst other topics; Public speaking, debating, pitching, creative production, theatre works and collective co-creation.
She is also an SDG broker and the Global Youth Ambassador for Young Creative Leaders – a British social enterprise focused on providing international development opportunities to artists, entrepreneurs and youth leaders.
Annalisa is the co-‐founder of WePitchIt.com a recent start-‐up that brings together storytellers, creatives and the business community to create the best pitch for the next big presentation.
She is also the co-chair of the events committee within MEIA – the Malta Entertainment Industry and Arts Association.
Annalisa is also the Artistic Director of the APS Summer Festival, a yearly contemporary arts festival that is the enabler for the creation of beautiful artistic performances.
As an active citizen, she has served in leadership positions, developing young people in a number of different NGO’s including Kite Factory, a pan-European NGO, working on entrepreneurship in the creative economy and the arts, that she still leads as President and JCI – Junior Chamber International where she held various leadership positions on a European level, including chairing the 2017 European Development Council and being the European Partnerships Appointee for 2018 and 2019.
She was also sitting on the Conference Organisation Committee for the JCI 2020 European Conference in Dublin as a hands on advisor.
Currently Annalisa is the Director of the Conference Organising Academy in Estonia,the Chairperson for the JCI Malta Senate and was recently elected to the position of 2023 JCI Vice-President assigned to Europe.