Student, San Francisco State College, 1960—1961. Student, El Camino Junior College, 1966. Student, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967.
Student, University Alaska, Anchorage, 1971. Student, University Alaska, Anchorage, 1975. Student, University Alaska, Anchorage, 1977.
Student, Sheldon Jackson College, 1979. Student, Anchorage Community College, 1980—1983.
Information specialist ITT Arctic Services Inc., Anchorage, 1969—1971. Administrative assistant Mike Ellis Advertising, 1971. Copywriter, continuity director Station KYAK, 1971—1972.
Copywriter, media buyer Graphix West, 1972—1973. Classified advertising manager Anchorage Daily News, 1973—1974. Media specialist Alaska Native Commission Alcoholis-/Drug Abuse, 1974—1975.
Copywriter, continuity director Station KYAK-KGOT, Anchorage, 1976—1977. Advertising manager Alaska Advisory, 1977—1978. Advertising representative, writer Alaskafest Magazine, 1979.
Information officer Department Natural Resources, 1979—1983, Department Fish & Game, 1983—1985. Writer, editor Kripalu Center Yoga & Health,, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1987—1989. Freelance writer, since 1969.
Adjunct lecturer composition Anchorage Community College, 1982. Speaker in field educational & community groups.
First vice president Anchorage Council Alcoholism, 1976—1977. Volunteer arts writer. Advisory board Independence Mine State History Park, 1984—1985.
Member of Audubon Society, Fireweed Mountaineers Ltd. (president 1983-1984), Public Relations Society America, Alaska Press Women (vice president 1973, 1983, recording secretary 1982), National Federation Press Women, Anchorage Community Chorus Club, Anchorage Community Theatre Club, Theatre Guild Club, United States Chess Federation Club, Anchorage Chess Club.
Married Dan Wing Lew, January 12, 1962 (divorced 1970). Children: Kent Charles, Danika Leslie, Mark Daren.