SpecialityEconomic Development Manager, City of North Miami
BiographyLinda Julien is a first-generation Haitian-American born and raised in Miami, FL. Valuing the importance of education, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Florida International University, and a Master in Public Administration degree from Florida Atlantic University. Currently, she serves as Economic Development Manager at the City of North Miami. Focused in the areas of Community and Economic Development, one of Linda’s most notable projects is Sole Mia, a $4 Billion dollar, 15 year residential and commercial development, public/private partnership between the City of North Miami and development team of Soffer and LeFrak. Ms. Julien strongly believes in fostering public/private alliances to transform communities. With her civic work throughout South Florida, Linda is the first Haitian-American to be appointed to the Board of Directors of the IMPAC (Immigration Partnership & Coalition) Fund, an organization comprised of community leaders who are lending their voices to raise awareness of the social injustices occurring against the immigrant community. Linda serves on the City of Miami Gardens Charter Review Commission and is a Miami Fellow Alumni through the Miami Foundation, Class X.