Bachelor of Science, Southern Connecticut State College, 1976. Postgraduate, New York University. Postgraduate, Oxfordshire (England) University.
Freelance designer, design consultant, since 1982. Freelance writer, since 1985. President, founder CHILDESIGN, The National Center on Design for Children, New York City, since 1984.
Negotiator, private sector steering committee Network Information Service Block Grant Prioritization Process, State of Connecticut, 1982. Member planning committee 1st International Symposium on Early Childhood Education, Jerusalem, 1985. Member advisory panel 1st International Universal Design Conference.
Member advisory board Alexander Julian Foundation for Aesthetic Understanding and Appreciation.
Chairperson, board directors New Haven Rape Crisis Center, 1974-1979. Early childhood consultant New Haven Food Coop. Member core committee Womenpower Coalition.
Liason representative Womenpower Coalition/Ceta/City of New Haven. Organizer, speaker First March Against Violence Against Women, 1978. Member Connecticut Association for Education of Young Children (public policy committee), United Nations Coalition for Children, International Association for the Child's Right to Play, New York Forum for Design Educators. F C.