Staff Bios

Pam
Pam Strickland

Founder

Pam first became interested in the subject of Human Trafficking at a Missions Conference in 2006 where she learned about young girls being forced into prostitution in Asia.

Since then, she has led three Mission Trips to Moldova, where part of the team’s job was to educate the young people about trafficking, in an effort to prevent them from becoming victims.

Pam speaks frequently to community groups, as well as conducting training for professional and pre-professional groups (such as social workers, counselors, teachers, law enforcement, nurses, physician’s assistants, and others).

Pam is passionate about preventing labor trafficking internationally by educating people about Fair Trade and responsible consumerism.

Pam earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1990. Since then, she has been involved with the management of her family’s business-Electronic Services, Inc.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time her husband, son and their two dogs. Traveling, reading, and supporting the Tar Heels are other interests.

Pam is the Founder of the nonprofit, and serves as its Chief Executive Officer.

Azanique Rawl

Community Outreach Coordinator

Azanique Rawl is a New Jersey native and recent graduate from East Carolina University. She obtained a dual degree in Psychology and Family and Community Services with focuses in family studies and pre-law.

Azanique first became interested in the intersection of human trafficking and education through a national non-profit organization called She’s The First. This organization sponsors girls’ education in low-income countries and helps them become the first in their families to get a secondary education while overcoming various barriers throughout their journey until graduation. In addition, she served as the Global Awareness Program Chair for She’s The First at ECU and represented the organization on a local and national level.

Azanique previously served as the Student Programs Assistant and Medical Education intern at the Brody School in Medicine here in Greenville. During her time at East Carolina University, she spearheaded the development of an academic scholarship in her major department of Psychology and held many executive board positions in student organizations across campus.

Azanique currently serves as a Guardian Ad Litem and student mentor in Pitt County. She is dedicated to advancing social, developmental and legal justice for the youth in our community. Azanique hopes to become an education curriculum research analyst and an attorney.

In her spare time, Azanique enjoys running a fashion blog, playing with her dog and binge-watching NCIS and Fixer Upper.

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