Bennington College, United States of America, 1959-1963, Bachelor of Arts. Howard University, United States of America, 1966-1968, Master of Arts. Union Graduate School, United States of America, 1971-1975, Doctor of Philosophy.
Spoken languages: English, French.
From 1979 to 1981, she served as United States Ambassador to Mali. Prior to serving as the US Ambassador to Mali she had been staff director for Andrew Young, when he was United States Ambassador to the United Nations. From 1985 to her retirement in October 2001, she worked for the U.N. in various capacities: with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
With the United Nations Regional Bureau for Africa, and with the United Nations Foundation. Following her retirement from the UN, she worked as a senior policy advisor for Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA) for a year, then as a consultant on African and Caribbean development issues.
In her earlier days, she was the first managing editor of Drum and Spear Press. She was born about 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died June 23, 2006 in New York, New York.
Member Council on Foreign Relations (United States of America). TransAfrica; Association of Black American Ambassadors.