Pamela Kay Baldwin is a native of Altheimer, Arkansas. As a result of spinal meningitis (possible), she has been profoundly Deaf since the age of 3. At the age of eight, she enrolled at Madison Street School for Black Deaf and Blind students in Little Rock, Arkansas. In September 1965, she enrolled in the Arkansas School for the Deaf and graduated in 1978 while she was enrolling at Gallaudet University in 1977. Ms. Baldwin graduated with an AAS degree in Office Technology from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. in 1993.
She worked in Washington, DC at the U.S. Department of the Treasury for 4 years as a clerk typist and 24 years at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as an Accounting Technician for 24 years. She relocated to Little Rock, Arkansas in 2012 after retiring from the DOJ. She is currently working at Arkansas School for the Deaf (ASD) as a Resident Advisor.
She has served as president, vice president, treasurer, and chair of events of District of Columbia Area Black Deaf Advocates over 30 years. Currently she serves on the board of the Arkansas Association of the Deaf (AAD), is vice president of AAD Senior Citizens, secretary of ASD Association Alumni (2016-2107) and a member of Little Black Deaf Advocates.