The TRIAD is a podcast dedicated to tackling every topic related to adoption. Whether we debate the accessibility of original birth certificates, the complexity of the Seven Stages of Adoption, or interview guests willing to tell their personal stories, the TRIAD goes straight to the heart of adoption with compassion, understanding, and an open mind. Our conversations are raw, emotional, and challenging, and they offer the listener the opportunity to be heard.
Hope O Baker is the definition of a boss woman. She is a successful business woman
growing her career in Global Partner Management and a budding Entrepreneur. Hope is the international bestselling author of Finding Hope, which follows her journey of placing her new-born son in an open adoption and all the trials and tribulations that followed. She worked herself out of a deep depression, addiction struggles and is now thriving in life. She is a fierce advocate for birthmother rights, diversity and women rights. Hope recently relocated back to Minnesota from London and is starting the next chapter in life - home ownership! She is light you need, and
the woman you want in your corner, through the good and bad!
In 2009, after 9 years of infertility, Shelbi and her husband Byron adopted 6-week old twin girls. Eight years later, they adopted their 16-year old sister. Shelbi is a CEO, professional genealogist, writer and host.
Adopted at infancy, Sharon was raised by parents that fostered over 300 children. though she was raised in a loving household, she always wanted to know her biological roots. In 1999, she found them. Sharon is an adoption coach and consultant.