Bachelor in International Relations and French, Dickinson College, 1985. Certified in French studies, University Toulouse, France, 1984. Diploma in advanced European studies, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, 1986.
Library and information assistant, Commission Economics Communities, Washington, 1986-1987; information officer, Commission Economics Communities, Washington, 1987-1988; chief information officer, Commission Economics Communities, San Francisco, since 1989. Member, advisor European committee San San Francisco Chamber of C., 1990-1991.
Member, hostess International Visitors Center. Member World Affairs Council, International Communicators Network (co-chair), Women in Communications (board directors), Women in International Trade, Alumni Resources/Career Advisors Network (advisor).