Bachelor, Smith College, 1960. Master of Arts in English, New York University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in English, 1971—1972.
Editorial assistant Look magazine, New York City, 1967. Teacher English composition New York University, 1971—1972. Editor-in-chief Ark House Ltd., New York City, 1978—1980.
Editor United Nations, Economic and Social Council, Offices of Secretary-General, Office of Secretariat Services for Economic and Social Matters, 1980—1983. Freelance editor New York City, since 1984. Secretary, Junior League of New York, Inc., 1972—1974, board directors, 1972—1974, admissions committee, 1974—1976, area council liaison, 1974—1975, secretary admissions committee, 1975—1976, member, since 1968.
Vice chairman WOR-television for Elderly, 1970—1971, chairman fund raising event, 1970—1971, member ways and means committee, 1971—1972. Researcher 75th Annual Observer, 1974—1975. Secretary fund raising event, 1974—1975.
Teacher English to foreigners, 1976—1979, member sustainers committee, since 1980. Board directors hospitality committee United Nations Delegates, Inc., 1968—1970, member, since 1964. Board directors Drama League of New York, Inc., 1978—1979.
Member committee for hospitals National Entertainment Services, 1966—1969. Chairman Young Friends of New York City Center, 1967—1969. Member Auxiliary of New York Infirmary (now New York.Infirmary-Beekman Downtown Hospital), since 1974, secretary, 1979.
Class fund raiser for New York City Smith College Alumnae Fund, 1976—1985. Associate Mount Sinai Hospital Associates Program (junior board), 1983—1985. Co-chairman membership committee women's committee New York City division American Cancer Society, 1986.
Member women's division American Cancer Society, since 1983.
Member of Modern Language Association, Cosmopolitan (New York City)., Friends of Dove Cottage., River Club.
Married Charles Alexander Bernheim, June 6, 1946 (divorced 1972).