Bachelor in Speech with honors (McGregor Fund Michigan grantee), University Michigan, 1943. Certified in electronics engineering, Signal Corps Ground Signal Service, 1943. Postgraduate (Institute General Semantics grantee), University Chicago, 1945.
Postgraduate (Armour grantee), New York University, 1946. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1947. Postgraduate, Wayne State University, 1964.
Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1964-1970, 78—. Master of Arts, Specialist-in-Aging Certified, Institute of Gerontology, 1982.
Coordinator, activator McKee Productions, Detroit, 1943-1956, Being Unlimited, Detroit, since 1957, InterBeing Inc., Detroit, since 1979, M.U.T.U.A.L. Agency for International Development, since 1981. Information director Suitcase Theatre Inc., Lansing and Ann Arbor. Consultant Cornelian Corner Detroit Inc., 1957-1963, Islamic Center Foundation Society, Detroit, 1959-1962, city Ann Arbor Human Relations Commission, 1966-1968, Urban Adult Education Institute, Detroit, 1968-1969, Michigan Bell Telephone Сompany, Detroit, 1969, African Art Gallery Founders, Detroit Institute Arts, 1964, WKAR-television, Michigan State University, since 1971.
Member National Caucus, Center for Black Aged. Board directors Museum Youth International, Saline, Michigan, Ann Arbor Community Development Corporation. Chaplain's assistant University Hospital, Ann Arbor, 1971—1972.
Program director People-to-People, 1971—1972. Suitcase Theatre tour coordinator British Empire's Leprosy Relief Association, since 1972. Member Baha'i International Health Agency, Institute for Advancement of Health, Mission Health, Catherine McAuley Health Center Share and Care Support Group.
Assembly consultant Baha'i Faith, since 1960. Member of American Civil Liberties Union, People's Medical Society, National Association Public Health Policy, National Council Senior Citizens, Washtenaw County Council on Aging, Subarea Advisory Council, Comprehensive Planning Council Southeast Michigan, Michigan Society Gerontology, Michigan League Human Services, Mental Health Association Michigan, National Institute Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, International Society Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine, Association Holistic Health, United States Association Humanistic Psychology, National Council on Aging, Michigan Health Council, American Society on Aging, Institute Study Conscious Evolution, International Health Foundation, Michigan Association Holistic Health, Wellness Associates, American Public Health Association, American Association Adult and Continuing Education, American Women in Radio and television, Society for Individual Responsibility, Age-Groups United Relating On-site Respecting Autonomy (activator, troupe leader, producer, developer videotape vignettes and revues), United Nations Association of the United States, Organization Development Institute, National Trust Historic Preservation, World Future Society, Living Tao Foundation, Giraffe Society, Alliance for Democracy and Diversity, American Association Retired Persons, Interfaith Council Peace and Justice, Association Baha'i Studies, Planetary Citizens, Gray Panthers, International Platform Association.
Married Powell Lindsay, November 25, 1967. 1 child, Kristi Costa-McKee.