Bachelor cum laude, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 1976. Master of Arts in English literature and psychology, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 1985.
Executive assistant to director Opportunities Industrialization Center, Brooklyn, 1970—1973. Registrar High School Telecommunication Arts and Technology, 1974—1994. Retired, 1994
Lay eucharistic minister Episcopalian Diocese of Long Island, Christ Church, Sag Harbor.
Former president Brooklyn Cptr. Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Patron The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York City, New York.
Former trustee, current advisory board member The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, since 1980. President emeritus, board directors Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford Stuyvesant History. Former member Board of History Preservation and Archietectural Review, Sag Harbor, 1997—2003.
Former president, current treasurer Eastville Community History Society of Sag Harbor. Co-curator Sag Harbor Whaling and History Museum, 2000. Volunteer American Cancer Society.
Member of Artists Alliance of E. Hampton, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, The Schomberg Society of the Schomberg Library. of New York, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Rho Omega Cptr.
Married Robert Lynch Carter, September 17, 1960. Children: Anthony Prendatt, Janine L., Tiffany L.