About Us

Crowns of Hope Mission Statement

Crowns of Hope Texas are a nonprofit agency providing education, counseling, and mentoring through a community alliance for restoration and education for survivors of human trafficking in Austin, Texas. We are a survivor led organization. When you support Crowns of Hope you are supporting the restoration of survivors that we touch.

Crowns of Hope Executive Director and Board are made up of volunteers who are actively committed activists against sex trafficking. These board members are all qualified in their various full-time careers. They bring substantial leadership to Crowns of Hope through their years of experience in their work and life.

Diane Marques Board Member

Diane Marques

Diane at an early age became interested in creating healthy families. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Early Childhood Development and Family Studies and soon after came to Austin to complete her Master’s in Multicultural Special Education. Her passion for helping families continued to grow and she now helps place children who have been removed from their home due to abuse and/or neglect. She believes that everyone deserves a safe and healthy environment in order to reach their fullest potential. Contact Diane at Diane@crownsofhopetexas.org

Dee Dee Olsen Treasurer

Dee Dee Olsen


Dee Dee comes to us with excellent experience in administration and record keeping skills. She has a passion for and volunteers in a prison ministry working with women who are incarcerated. Dee Dee has a servants heart and we are excited to have her help serving the ladies we help who are trafficked here in our city.   Contact Dee Dee at DeeDee@crownsofhopetexas.org




Jennifer Lee


Jennifer Lee has a heart and passion for survivors of trafficking and abuse. After hearing about this organization she volunteered right away to help in anyway she can. Her dedication and leadership has helped us become who we are today. Jennifer came to us near the beginning of our creation. She helped manage our fundraisers and volunteers who support us. Currently, she is studying our educational curriculum to help bring more awareness to our community in order to prevent more from being a victim to human trafficking.