Bachelor in English Literature, Yale University, 1983; Master of Public Administration in International Economics, Columbia University, 1991.
Editorial assistant Yale University Press, New Haven, 1985. Assistant to the director Governor' General’ s Office of Federal Relations, Boston, 1987-1989. Assistant director international trade and economics Council on Foreign Relations, New York City, 1991-1994.
Elections analyst Nightly News with Tom Brokaw/NBC News, 1995-1996. Writer and editor Communications Development, since 1997. Associate United States Information Agency Foreign Press Center, New York City, 1990-1991.
Board directors Beverly Hills Architecture Foundation.
Member Institute of World Affairs.
Married George Melas, July 15, 1995. Children: Luke, Lily.