The Christian Woman's Guide
Women as Leaders
Parent & Youth Advocacy Training
Personal & Professional Coaching
Motivational & Key-Note Speaking
Seminars and topics offered:
- Dealing with Death and Grief
- Racial, Cultural & Gender Diversity
- Youth as Leaders ( Youth Know How )
- Self-Esteem Building for Women
- Corporate Image: Appearance, Attitude &
- Save Our Youth: A Workshop for Effective
Parenting and Violence Prevention Amongst Youth
- Life Coach
Kimberly Armstrong is the President of Diamond Development
Inc. a Consulting & Training Organization, which provides
services to families, professionals and community-involved
individuals on stress & anger management, building self-esteem,
leadership, diversity and other life enhancement skills. She
has completed trainings and received certificates from The
Professional Woman Network, and the Women's Entrepreneurs
of Baltimore (W.E.B).
Her advocacy about youth violence has lead her to become
a sought-after speaker and commentator, and she has appeared
in many venues, including the Marc Steiner Radio Show, the
Baltimore Sun, Washington Post, and University of Maryland
Capitol News, as well as at Maryland's Juvenile Justice Coalition's
Monthly Speakers Forum, the Women's Entrepreneurs of Baltimore's
Work Force Development Workshop, and the Maryland State Assembly
(Testimonial for legislated bills to help reform the Maryland
Juvenile System). She has been the also appeared in many exhibits,
documentaries and the guest and key note speaker, the latest
being the Guest Speaker for the National Cease-Fire Against
Gun Violence in Nashville, Tennessee.
Ms. Armstrong suffered a tragic loss in September 2004 her
young son was murdered this has lead her to embark on another
journey as an author. She is one of 25 woman who has co-authored
two books. The Christians Woman's Guide For Personal Success
features her chapter on how to deal with death and grief.
Women as Leaders: Strategies for Empowerment & Communication,
to be released in October of 2007, contains her contributing
chapter is entitled Leadership Skills for Youth. Kimberly
thrives on and believes that the best way to help others is
to help them find the brilliance in helping themselves.
In December 2004 she received the 2004-05 Pollin Award from
the Washington Wizards for Outstanding Dedication to the Community.
In 2007 she was Honored by the National Juvenile Justice Network
and the Campaign for Youth Justice with The National Mother
of Distinction Award. These accomplishments have made her
an ardent proponent for positive, constructive and immediate
reform of the entire juvenile justice system in Maryland.
She continues to fight injustice and helping youth & families
help themselves through education and empowerment.
Ms. Armstrong is the former Interim Co-Chair for the Maryland
Juvenile Justice Coalition, Founder/Executive Director of
the Just 4 Me Mentoring Program for Girls and was a professional
bus operator for ten years with the Maryland Transit Administration.
Ms. Armstrong is currently a board member for the Governor's
Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP) and The Juvenile
Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) with the Annie E.
Casey Foundation and the Department of Juvenile Services in
Baltimore Maryland where she resides.