"WE ARE THE PEOPLE BEHIND
THE PEOPLE ON THE FOREFRONT
OF INNOVATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE."

~ Vanessa Wakeman, CEO, The Wakeman Agency

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The Wakeman Agency is home to 2017
PRWeek "Champion of PR" award winner,
Vanessa Wakeman

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Thought Leadership for
Women in Social Change


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STORYTELLING THAT
CREATES DIALOGUE

Find out how we secured more than 70 interviews
in 48 hours for UCLA's The Civil Rights Project.

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BATTLE OF THE BANDS
FOR A CAUSE

When companies connect to
communities, great things happen.

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YOUR BRAND AND MISSION
SHOULD BE AT THE HEART
OF EVERYTHING YOU DO.

Find out how we create
events that raise money and your profile.

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Using events and PR to revitalize a brand’s promise

STRENGTHENING LEGACIES

We are a social change agency that helps amplify the voices of mission-driven causes and the people that lead them. We provide strategic thinking and execution, via public relations, special events, and thought leadership training, that builds influence and generates revenue for important social causes.

LATEST NEWS & INSIGHTS

A Note from Vanessa Wakeman


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Dear Friend,
I’ve been thinking about the evolution of our agency. Over the years we’ve continued to identify areas where we can add value to our clients, while also challenging ourselves to do increasingly great work. There have also been those occasions that we were so head down doing the work, that we completely missed what was in front of us, and had to play catch up.

New Client Alert – National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA)


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We are pleased to announce that National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) has retained The Wakeman Agency to plan their 10th Anniversary gala this fall. Founded in 2007, the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the leading voice for domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are immigrant women and women of color.

Press Release – The Wakeman Agency Receives Government Permission to Expand Operations to Cuba


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NEW YORK CITY, NY – Social change agency, The Wakeman Agency announced it has obtained a license from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, granting the agency permission to pursue opening an office in Cuba. This will mark the agency’s first international presence, adding to its New York and Silicon Valley locations.

Wakeman CEO, Vanessa Wakeman, chosen as 2017 “Champion of PR” by PRWeek


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Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of The Wakeman Agency, has been named to the PRWeek 2017 “Champions of PR” list. This prestigious group of 40 women, celebrates women in the PR industry who are defining new, innovative ways of doing business and who are helping elevate their companies as sought-after employers of the future.