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New Client Alert – National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA)


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


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.

She Roars Thought Leadership Program for Women in Social Change


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.

Press Release – The Wakeman Agency Named Public Relations Agency of Record for SENetwork


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!