Alexandra Buccianti has been working on the MENA region at BBC Media Action since 2011. She manages and designs media development projects with a focus on governance, humanitarian programming and youth engagement. Alexandra recently managed the “Voices of Refugees – Information and communication needs of refugees in Greece and Germany” research project which included award-winning vertical video “Your phone is a refugee’s phone“.
Alexandra will be managing upcoming pilot project “Acting now for their future” funded by the Madad Trust Fund. The project will produce learning video content to build resilience and develop the life skills of Syrian refugee and displaced children in Lebanon (3-16 years old). The project will have a strong focus on psycho-social support and social cohesion, especially for the older age groups.
Alexandra has a MA in comparative politics and Middle Eastern studies from Sciences Po Paris and is a published author on Arab media and culture.