Student, Cambridge (England) University, summer 1962; Bachelor in Journalism cum laude, University of Southern California, 1964; Doctor of Humane Letters, Franklin Pierce College, 1986.
Assistant editor, Ebony magazine, 1964-1965; associate editor, Ebony magazine, 1965-1967; editor, Ebony magazine (New York City office), 1967-1968; chief New York City editorial bureau, Johnson Public Company, 1967-1968; correspondent news division, Columbia Broadcasting System, New York City, 1968-1971; contributing editor, McCall's magazine, 1971-1977; editorial consultant, Philps Stokes Fund, 1971-1978; staff writer, Reader's Digest, 1976-1977; roving editor, Reader's Digest, 1977-1980; co-producer, host, Today in New York, Station W National Broadcasting Company-television, New York City, 1982-1987; freelance writer, television broadcaster, media consultant. Board of Governors Overseas Press Club.
Delaware to World Health Organization Conference, Geneva, 1973. Board directors Morris-Jumel Mansion, Housing Enterprise for the Less Privileged, Third St. Music School Settlement, Inner-City Scholarship Fund, Station W National Educational Television-television. Active Columbia Presbyterian Health Sciences Advisory Council.
Board directors University Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy, Cuban Artists Fund. Member National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Women in Communications (Woman Behind the News award 1969, National Headliner award 1970), Foreign Policy Association (member board governors, board directors), Women's Foreign Policy Group, Council on Foreign Relations, California Scholarship Federation (life), Economics Club New York, Lotos Club, National Honor Society, Mortar Board.