Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University, 1980. Master of Science, Oregon State University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kebangsaan, Malaysia, 1991.
Research officer, Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia, Malaysia, 1983-1991; senior research officer, Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia, Malaysia, since 1992. Consultant Ministry of Agricultural, Malaysia, 1994.
Member Women's Association (treasurer since 1990), Malaysian Institute Food Technologists, Persatuan Kakitangan Kakitangan Islam Porim (chairman women's affairs 1986-1988, committee member, honorary secretary since 1996).
Married Mohamad Khalil Mohd Taha, December 5, 1982. Children: Khairunnisa, A. Muhaimin, A. Musyawwir, A. Musyrif, Khairina, A. Mustaqim, A. Muhsin.