ABOUT LINDA CHA

Linda is a leader in serving the needs of underserved communities of color and immigrants; creating, implementing and administering effective programs that provides life long skills for all.  Married at the age of fourteen, Linda is dedicated to advocating for equality, personal empowerment, overcoming cultural barriers and defeating a mindset of lack and limitation.  For twelve years, she has faced constant cultural battles that have threatened her dreams, while also struggling through her own inner conflicts.  Linda continues to share her story through her writing, speaking and empowering others to live to their fullest potential.

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EDUCATION

Cardinal Stritch University, Edina, MN

North Hennepin Community College

Leadership Certification - New Life In   Christ Worship Center

PSI Seminars

Basic Seminar

PSI 7 – The Life Success Course

Women’s Leadership Seminar

Principia

Pace Setter Dynamics

Operation Dream

PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk, Fairway Independent Mortgage

Quality Control Manager, CMG Financial

Operational Risk Consultant, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Quality Control Specialist, Fannie Mae

KEYNOTE SPEAKING

Hmong National District Conference 

March 2006

University of Minnesota 

Hmong Women’s Conference 

Sept 2005

Johnson High School – Career Day

Brooklyn Jr. High School  

Get Empowered. Get Educated Workshop Oct 2009

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

CLIMB High Achievers

Program Director

Professional Hmong Women’s association

Steering Committee member  

Mission/Vision planning

Community Outreach

Osseo School ISD 279

Co-Chair Mission Forward Task Force

PSI Seminars:  Area Coordinator

Minneapolis, MN

 

New Life In Christ Worship Center

Women’s Life Group Leader

Community Events

Hmong Refugee 

Outreach clothing drive

Hmong American Mutual Association

Board of Directors-Vice President