Meet Linda

After falling into postpartum depression, my life began to spiral down and I made some really bad choices in life. For several years, I went thru some life altering challenges, including drug abuse and incarceration. 


In 1998, I made the decision to turn my life around and found new purpose through my faith in God and the support from my community. 

Since 2003, I have devoted myself to giving back to the community that invested in me; tirelessly working to rescue other women suffering from the bad choices made in life. I currently serve as the Program Manager for Hillsborough House of Hope, a nonprofit organization committed to helping formerly incarcerated women transition successfully into a productive and fulfilling life.

I started the Faith Works Empowerment Initiative to address the many needs that people in transition have; from housing to soft skills. It is my hope to serve my community and touch the lives of people seeking the path to a more positive life.

Nominee - National Coalition of 100 Black women

Unsung Hero - City of Tampa

Community Champion - Molina Health Care

Directors Leadership Award - Federal Bureau of Investigation

My 20 months of personal struggle 20 years ago has turned into a life’s work of service and commitment to others.

Linda Walker