Press Release: Sunnie Dawn Baker Joins Ada Jobs Foundation
ADA, OKLAHOMA – Sunnie Dawn Baker joins the Ada Jobs Foundation (AJF) as the new Ecosystem Digital Content Manager. Baker brings a wealth of community knowledge, creativity, and writing experience to an impactful role of telling the story of technology-based entrepreneurship in Southern Oklahoma.
“We are working to develop a more robust technology ecosystem in southern Oklahoma,” said James Eldridge, President and CEO of the Ada Jobs Foundation. “Adding Sunnie to our team will help tell the story of the Native American technology startup founders, innovators, and technologists in our region.”
“Ada is my home, where I started my family, and where I’m raising my daughter,” said Sunnie Dawn Baker. “I have a passion for investing in my community to make it a better place for not only my family, but all families and individuals.”
Baker attended Ada High School and received her English degree from East Central University. She spent a decade of her career writing for Ada Hub magazine until it went on permanent hiatus in 2020. Baker is a published author and heavily involved with the arts community as a founding member, board member, and director for the Ada Shakespeare Company, board member of Cross Timbers Theater Company, Upward Bound teacher of creative writing, literature, composition and art history, and as well known “Sunnie Ukelady”, ukulele performer at Ada Fest and East End Eats.
The Ecosystem Digital Content Manager position was created through the Build to Scale Award that AJF received from the Economic Development Administration (EDA). This position will be funded through this grant for the next 3 years.
We want to hear from you. Are you or do you know someone who should be featured as a tech startup founder, innovator, or technologist? Contact Sunnie at firstname.lastname@example.org.