Bachelor, Smith College, 1959. Student Ecole de Louvre, Ecole de Sciences Politiques, Paris, 1958.
Director selection and placement American Field Service International Exchange, 1959-1976, director development, 1975-1979. Vice president external affairs Project ORBIS, New York City, 1983-1992. Non-profit consultant, 1992-1998.
Executive director Institute International Education, West Coast Center, since 1998. Member executive committee, board directors Union Settlement. Consultant state-based program National Endowment of the Humanities.
Board directors home health care executive committee Lenox School, 1974-1979. Member AFS-United States of America. Member enterprise for high school studnets Executive Service Corps of the Bay Area.
Member Northern California Advocates for Global Education. Member Goat HiIll Neighborhood Association. Associate Environmental Def.Fund.
Member National Society Fundraising Executives, Finance Women's Association New York, Publicity Club New York, National Association Foreign Student Advisors, East Coast College Placement Officers, Women and Foundations Corporation Philanthropy, Smith College Club, Cosmopolitan Club, Point-o-Woods Club, Commonwealth Club.
Married Paul Michael Eisele, June 9, 1952. Children: Lauren Russell, Gretchen Ann, Rebecca Nylen.