"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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Thought Leadership Training Program
for Women in Social Change

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

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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

Rusty Stahl’s Radical Vision for a Transformed Nonprofit Workforce


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The typical nonprofit playbook includes a scenario where an organization has constrained resources and overworked staff with limited access to professional development opportunities. Rusty Stahl, CEO and Founder of Fund the People, is advocated for something radically different. In this episode of Social Change Diaries, Rusty makes the case for an industry wide overhaul of how we invest in the nonprofit workforce.

Wakeman CEO Chosen for Prestigious 914 Inc. “Women In Business” Award


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Shirley Chisholm once said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” As the founder of a social change agency, I have often found myself not only bringing the chair, but the table too, to conversations and spaces in which I advocate for the nonprofits we serve. 

The Wakeman Agency Helps Break the Silence on Child Abuse with a Coast-to-Coast Campaign to Raise Awareness


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Help for Children (HFC), a not-for-profit established in 1998, is a global foundation supported by the alternative asset management industry. HFC provides grants to the most effective and efficient child abuse prevention and treatment programs in seven countries and operates in 13 cities. It has distributed more than $51 million in grants in 20 years.