Vanessa Wakeman

Founder & CEO, The Wakeman Agency

Vanessa Wakeman is a trusted advisor to nonprofit organizations and socially responsible companies in the US and internationally, specializing in communications strategies and DEI initiatives. A leader in assessing organizational culture and communication, she has enabled many organizations to re-imagine their values and operations through the lens of racial justice.

As one of the few Black women to found and own a social change agency, Vanessa is changing the paradigm of the industry, shaping narratives that reflect our multicultural world. Her firm, The Wakeman Agency, focuses on the ecosystem of social change and advancing the efforts of mission-driven causes.

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