Bachelor in Social Work, University Pretoria, 1947. Master of Arts in Social Work, University Pretoria, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pretoria, 1981.
Lady welfare officer, South Africa Railways and Harbours Welfare, Pretoria, 1947-1950;
marriage guidance officer, Municipal Social Work Department, Johannesburg, 1951-1952;
intake officer, Child Welfare Society, Johannesburg, 1952-1954;
senior social worker, Child Welfare Society, Durban, 1960-1961;
principal, St. Monica's Children's Home, Durban, 1961-1966;
senior lecturer, U. The University of Durban-Westville, 1970-1991;
social worker, Highway Aged, Pinetown, since 1992. Secretary National Association Child Care Workers, Durban, 1967-1980. Counselor Child Abuse, Durban, 1980-1990.
Teacher in-service training Children's Homes, 1967-1980. Chairman Alzheimer and Related Disorders Association, Durban, since 1994. Vice-chairman National Alzheimer and Related Disorders Association, Johannesburg, since 1995.
Married Eric David Roberts, March 31, 1951. Children: John, Stephen, Christopher, Jean, Michael.