Student, Per Brahe Gymnasiet, Jönköping, Sweden, 1984; student, University Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France, 1986-1987; AB, Goucher College, 1988; postgraduate, University of Minnesota, 1990; MPS in Intercultural and Development Communication, Cornell Univercity, 1992.
Freelance writer, researcher, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1988; press officer, American Anthropological Association, Washington, 1988-1989; member of staff, National Geographic Traveler, Washington, 1988-1989; writer, editor, The Information Prospector, Washington, 1989-1990; staff photographer, Minnesota Department Transportation, St. Paul, 1990; freelance photographer, The Murphy Reporter and others, Minneapolis, 1990; television news anchor and member production staff, University Connections and University Reports, Minneapolis, 1990; teaching assistant department communication, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1990-1992; teaching assistant, Statler School Hotel Management, Ithaca, New York, 1992; program coordinator, E.S.L. instructor, Ithaca Intercultural Institute, 1992-1995; information, technical coordinator reducing risk & increasing capacity project, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Ithaca, New York, since 1996. Director information Center for Anthro-Journalism, Washington, 1988-1990.
Member Rotex, Minneapolis, 1984-1986, Amnesty International, since 1987, Women in International Development, Ithaca, since 1990, Dances for Universal Peace, Ithaca, since 1991. Volunteer prevention educator Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome work of Tompkins County, New York, since 1994. Member American Anthropological Association, Women in Communications Inc., Phi Beta Kappa.