Bachelor, Cornell University, 1964. Master of Arts, Tufts University, 1965. Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1966.
Doctor of Philosophy, Tufts University, 1971.
With Department State, Washington, 1975-1997, policy planner for secretary state and European Bureau, 1975-1980, director Econ Policy Office, Organization Economic Cooperative and Development, 1981-1982, economic minister United States Embassy, Ottawa, Canada, 1982-1986, deputy assistant secretary International Organization Affairs Bureau, 1986-1989. Deputy assistant administrator Office International Activities Environmental Protection Agency, 1989-1992. With Department State, 1992.
Senior policy advisor Agency for International Development, 1993. United States ambassador to Nepal Department State, Washington, 1994-1997. President Everest Associates and Himalaya, 1997—2004.
Board directors Center for Economic Development and Population Activities. Member women and conservation committee World Wildlife Fund, 1997—2004, member National Council, 1999—2004. Board advisors American's Society, New York City, 1986—1989.
Member President's Council of Cornell Women Cornell University, since 1998. Advisory committee Department of Treasury committee on International Child Labor Enforcement, 1999—2009. Member global council International Museum Women, 2004—2007.
Writer, consultant international development issues.
Board of directors Center for Economics Development and Population Activities. Member Council on Foreign Relations.
Married Geoffrey Ernest Wolfe, July 4, 1982.