AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1968; postgraduate, Oxford (England) University, 1971; Master of Arts, McGill University, Montreal, 1975.
Administrative assistant University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1968-1970. Teaching assistant English literature McGill University, Montreal, 1970-1971. Editorial director International Consultant Group, Los Angeles, 1972-1978.
Vice president Gaylee Corporation, 1978-1981, Chief Executive Officer, 1981-1988. Writer, consultant Los Angeles and Paris, since 1988. Vice president Grenville Research Inc., since 2010.
Director public relations Center International for the Performing Arts, Paris and Los Angeles, 1991—2000.
Co-founder White Swan Awards, annual benefit for Crippled Children's Society dba AbilityFirst, 1999. Member Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Southern California, Royal Commonwealth Society (London).
Married Daniel John Claes, January 19, 1974.