Evie Ponder has a zest for life and is motivated to help others who have suffered painful experiences. While incarcerated, Evie read “Becoming Ms. Burton,” which inspired her to change her life. Within the short time at A New Way of Life, Evie has made great strides in her personal and professional life. Evie accepted a position in the Administrative Department at A New Way of Life and continues working towards her dream of opening her own SAFE House, just like Ms. Burton. Evie aims to transform her pain into purpose.