Bachelor in Theater Arts and Political Science, Portland State University, 1996. Postgraduate, Portland State University.
Administrative assistant Portland (Oregon) Transit Vending, 1987-1989. Art director Minutes Public Group, Portland, 1988-1989. Graphic designer, managing assistant Pronto Print, 1989-1993.
Quality control supervisor Molded Container Corporation, 1998, graphic designer, since 1993. Children's theatre instructor Portland Parks and Recreation, 1999. Program assistant international visitor program World Affairs Council of Oregon, Portland, 1999.
Coordinator International Sister City Conference, Portland, 1990. Workshop director Portland Interactive Theatre, 1995-1996.
Mentor women's mentorship program Portland State University, 1993, publicity committee, 1993, Women's Resource Center.
Married Moussa Samb, May 1, 1997. 1 child, Amina Aisha.