Rinder graduated from Macalester College in 1973. She also graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, specializing in painting and filmmaking, in 1986.
Rinder started her career as a video producer of the Kidz Biz news shows at Warner Cable Company in 1992. She worked there for 6 years, until she went to Ethan Allen School for Boys, where she held the position of visual communication teacher till 2011.
Since 2000, Rinder works as a freelance artist and produces personal, independent videos in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Rinder is single and has no children.