Kim Blackwell’s entrepreneur spirit and desire to help others was inspired by her grandparents, who owned two dry cleaners and a variety store in Philadelphia Pennsylvania .Her memorable encounter with a special needs child, while working at the variety store led her down a life path of service. As a sales representative, Kim aided families in securing their financial futures by selling life insurance and investing their money in IRAs.
Kim later facilitated the preparation of effective advertising campaigns for real estate companies and agents at the Los Angeles Times. Finally as owner and founder of Unique Designs she marketed and distributed the artwork for African and African-American artists along the West Coast. She coordinated art and trade shows for her artists work and created Unique Designs.com and the Unique Designs cable television show to display their impeccable creations.
Now as the author of From Stroke To Recovery My Walk With God, Kim shares her many challenges and victories of the massive stroke she suffered in 2008 which changed her life forever. By telling the story of her miraculous walk toward revival, and her faith and trusting God knowing that he would see her through, Kim aims to use her journeys many challenges to help others with the process of recovering their lives.