Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1986. Master in Regional Planning, Cornell University, 1988.
Assistant African-American Institute.ance Program, New York City, 1984-1985. Founder, idr. Youth Global Alliance Program, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1984-1986. Consultant International Women's Tribune Center, New York City, 1987.
Field researcher The Black Sash and Planact, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1988-1989. Project director Talking Music of Africa, 1989-1990. Regional representative Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, 1990-1993.
Acting executive director Fund for Education in South Africa, New York City, 1993-1994. Consultant Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) United Nations, 1993-1994, program manager study on impact of armed conflict on children, 1994-1997. Policy advisory United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, since 1994.
Visiting scholar University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Field researcher University Nairobi (Kenya), 1985. Presenter in field.