Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1986; postgraduate, University of Wisconsin, 1990-1991.
Legislation assistant, Washington Office on Africa, 1986-1987; development worker, Institute for International Cooperation and Development, Zambia, 1987-1988; director, Global Exch./District of Columbia, Washington, 1991-1993; founder/director, Community Action International Alliance, Washington, since 1993. Member of advisory board Job Seekers Network, Washington, 1994-1995. Workshop leader Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, since 1994.
Member National Organizers Alliance, The Generation After, Phi Beta Kappa.