Free a Girl was founded in 2008 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and has a track record in terms of raising funds of more than € 20 million, rescuing almost 4,700 minors from sexual exploitation and arresting hundreds of traffickers and brothel owners. Free a Girl USA was founded in 2019 by Arjan Erkel, Devon Esrick and Evelien Hölsken. The Corporation is a not-for-profit corporation.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The board of directors consists of Wright Wesley Thurston, Catherine van Kampen, Edina Somlai, Arjan Erkel, Evelien Hölsken and Yolanthe Cabau.
Evelien Hölsken – CEO
Arjan Erkel – COO
Wright Wesley Thurston, Catherine van Kampen and Edina Somlai
Free a Girl USA receives support from accountants, notaries and lawyers.
- Lawyer: Catherine van Kampen, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann New York
- Accounting Firm: Wiss, New York
- Marketing: Super Heroes, New York
Free a Girl USA is in the process of obtaining a 501C3 registration.