Nikki Bell

Chief Executive Officer

Living in Freedom Together

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Living in Freedom Together, Inc. (LIFT), a survivor-led, non-profit working to end prostitution and provide viable pathways out of the sex trade. Ms. Bell’s organization runs several programs addressing the ending of systems of prostitution and promoting recovery from trauma, substance use disorder and mental health disorder. She has written trauma-informed curriculum and has created survivor mentoring programs for youth and adult survivors of systems of prostitution and leads policy and advocacy work to effect social change at the local, state, and national level. Ms. Bell presents both nationally and internationally on the importance of ending all systems of prostitution through the promotion of the Equality Model, which incorporates social change with legislative action, and increased funding for implementing resources and service to assist survivors of the sex trade in exiting prostitution.