Bachelor in Mass Communications, University Hartford, 1982.
Part-time medical secretary, Middletown, Connecticut, 1979-1982;
freelance photographer, Middletown, since 1985;
typist, Aetna Insurance Company, Middletown, 1991;
freelance photographer, Connecticut Post. Producer feature program Storer Cable Comm., Clinton, Connecticut, 1991-1995. Freelance photojournalist Middletown Press, Durham Gazette, Middletown, 1991-1995.
Member Bridgeport Regional Business Council, 1997.
Literacy volunteer Russell Library., Middletown, Connecticut. Member American Association of University Women, National League American Pen Women, International Society Poets (Hall of Fame award 1997), Connecticut Society Poets, Connecticut Songwriter's Association, International Platform Association.
Married Abdul Wazed Mahmud, April 10, 1966 (divorced 1996). Children: Sharmin, Anita.