Case Study: Transitioning An Annual In-Person Event to A Virtual Event In 8 Weeks
Hispanics in Philanthropy 2020 Leadership Conference At-A-Glance Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hispanics in Philanthropy was forced to cancel their annual in-person 2020 HIP Leadership Summit. With the clock running, The Wakeman Agency enabled the organization to pivot to a virtual conference, planning and executing an event that deeply reflected
BronxNet TV Appearance July 22, 2020
Host Daren Jaime sits with the Founder of The Wakeman Agency, Vanessa Wakeman, discussing The Narrative Justice Project and how it aims to pursue equality to media representation.
Futurist Rohit Talwar on Thinking the Unthinkable and Reframing Positions of Power to Positions of Responsibility
We kick off our 5th season with Rohit Talwar, the CEO of Fast Future, a UK based research and insights business that specializes in the fields of futures and foresight. In this dialogue, Rohit and Vanessa discuss the implications of the groundbreaking events that have occurred in the first half of 2020.
Press Release: The Wakeman Agency Launches The Narrative Justice Project to Bring Equality to Media Representation
The Wakeman Agency announced the launch of The Narrative Justice Project (NJP), a tactical response to the continual misrepresentation and under-representation of people of color in the media. Through this community organizing initiative, people of color around the country will have access to free media training to learn how to leverage the media in times of crisis. The goal is to bring equality to media representation, ensuring the inclusion of diverse voices from across communities of color.
Rewriting the Rules of Corporate Giving During a Crisis
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the fragility of the nonprofit sector. The organizations that are on the frontlines to protect the most vulnerable amongst us are now in a similar financial position of economic insecurity.
New Client Announcement: Alliance of Families for Justice
The Wakeman Agency has been engaged by the Alliance of Families for Justice (AFJ) to amplify the voices of incarcerated New Yorkers and their families, who are gravely threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Client Announcement: MOZAIK
The Wakeman Agency has been engaged by MOZAIK Philanthropy, a national foundation committed to democratizing philanthropy, to get the word out to artists about an exciting new opportunity.
New Client Announcement: The New York Women’s Foundation
The Wakeman Agency is proud to announce that we will be planning two key fundraising events for the New York Woman’s Foundation (NYWF): the Celebrating Women Breakfast and the Radical Generosity Dinner.
New Client Announcement: Alliance for Financial Inclusion
The Wakeman Agency has been engaged to conduct a thought leadership/media relations campaign with an international focus for the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), a global organization headquartered in Malaysia.
Wakeman Agency Named a 2019 Mercury Award Winner
The Wakeman Agency was named a 2019 Mercury Award winner by the Greater Connecticut Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in the media relations category. This was the third Mercury Award win for The Wakeman Agency in recognition of impactful campaigns we’ve created for great causes!
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