Ne’cole Daniels

California, USA

Board Chair & Representative
Ne’cole Daniels is a formidable advocate and leader in the fight against human trafficking and gender-based violence. As the Founder of Phoenix Rising HTC, she brings a wealth of experience and a deeply personal commitment to her work.

Currently serving as the Director of Programs for Ruby’s Place, Ne’cole plays a pivotal role in providing safe housing and supportive services for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence. In her capacity, she spearheads the development of curriculum, collaborates with the leadership team to update policies and procedures, and ensures the delivery of high-quality services. Ne’cole also extends her expertise through training sessions for various stakeholders, including community providers, law enforcement, foster care agencies, and the juvenile justice system.

As the Co-Founder and Co-Chair of World Without Exploitation, Ne’cole is dedicated to the overarching mission of ending all forms of exploitation, particularly gender-based violence and human trafficking.

Previously, Ne’cole served as the Director of Programs for MISSSEY INC, where she led efforts to support sexually exploited minors. Her role involved managing a team of twelve staff members, overseeing case management, mentorship programs, and drop-in centers. Ne’cole played a crucial role in program initiation, curriculum development, and staff training, working closely with community organizations and government agencies to prevent youth exploitation and provide exit services.

Her collaboration with the CEASE initiative underscores her commitment to reducing the harm inflicted on individuals trapped in the sex trade.

With fifteen years of experience in social services, Ne’cole brings a wealth of knowledge and insight into her advocacy efforts. As a survivor of sexual exploitation herself, she draws upon her personal experiences to inform her advocacy and policy work.

Ne’cole’s impactful advocacy extends to international platforms, including speaking engagements at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and providing expert testimony at the British Parliament on the experiences of racially marginalized women in prostitution. Her recent testimony in Ireland as part of the Turn off the Red Light Campaign reflects her ongoing commitment to legislative change and the eradication of demand for sexual exploitation.

Ne’cole Daniels is a beacon of resilience and hope, whose tireless dedication to advocacy and survivor empowerment continues to inspire meaningful change in the fight against human trafficking and gender-based violence.