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Linda Coughlin Brooks

Meet the most recent Amazing Woman Winner: Linda Coughlin Brooks

Amazing Women Contest

She is the first to call. The one who listens. She shows up when others turn away. Her presence gives others hope. She is the light in every room. She is an Amazing Woman.

What is Amazing Women?

The Amazing Women campaign is a yearlong recognition of the contributions women make to their families, friends, communities and society. We are thrilled to offer this campaign that celebrates our belief that "Every Day, Women Do Amazing Things®."

We receive hundreds of entries each round of this contest and we can't wait to read your story. View our videos and stories to find inspiration from women across the country who make each day extraordinary.

Linda Coughlin Brooks


Grand Prizes

$500 Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks gift card

$500 donation to agreed upon charity

Invitation to be a Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks Brand Ambassador

Trip to the Christopher & Banks headquarters in MN for the winner and her nominator, a personalized shopping experience at our flagship store and a spa experience during your visit


$100 Christopher & Banks/CJ Banks gift card

Personalized shopping experience at your local store

Invitation to be a Christopher & Banks Brand Ambassador

From Blue Star Mom to Grief Counselor - Amazing Woman Linda Coughlin Brooks

After losing her daughter to epilepsy, Linda made a career change in order to help others struggling with grief. From being a Blue Star Mom to Grief Counselor, Linda is making a difference every day in the lives of her friends, family and community. Meet our Amazing Woman, Linda Coughlin Brooks.