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.
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.
A few years ago I attended a fundraiser hosted by a board member of a local nonprofit. I attended the gathering because the passion and mission shared by the board member really made me feel like it was something I would want to be a part of. There were about 30 people in attendance; the majority of us had no connection to the organization and were there to learn more about their work.
Last night I was on a crowded Metro-North train in New York City heading home. I was seated in a four seat section of the train and was directly across from a male commuter. Without realizing what I was doing, I jammed myself into the corner of my seat, taking up as little space as possible, assuming that he and whoever occupied the seat next to me would need all of the space.
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.
In recognition of the need, urgency and opportunity to cultivate the ranks of women among thought leaders in the social change sector, The Wakeman Agency has officially launched She Roars. The one-of-a-kind offering has been specially designed to address what women in leadership roles require to maximize their impact.
NEW YORK CITY, NY – The Wakeman Agency today announced that it has signed an agreement to become the public relations agency of record for SENetwork (Sensation and Emotion Network), a national alliance of individual clinicians, academic researchers and families advocating research, education and support regarding misophonia.
Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of the Wakeman Agency, is a workshop presenter during New York’s Social Media Week event. Vanessa’s workshop, entitled “Thought Leadership: Social Change in 140 Characters or Less,” will be held at the Centre for Social Innovation on Wednesday, February 25 from 11AM-12PM. Seats are filling quickly, so follow the link below to reserve yours!