Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1981; Master of Business Administration in Arts Management, University of California at Los Angeles, 1985; postgraduate, Columbia University, since 1990.
Program assistant, American Film Institute, Washington, 1981; assistant editor, American History Association, Washington, 1982-1983; managerial intern, Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, Inc., New York City, 1984; development director, Indiana Feature Project, New York City, 1985-1987; finance officer, New York Council for Humanities, New York City, 1987-1990; development associate, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, 1990. Juror American Film Festival, New York City, 1986, Student Academy Awards, New York City, since 1986. Consultant Blum and O'Hara, New York City and Los Angeles, 1987-1989, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, since 1988, other art organizations.
President board directors Asian American Arts Alliance, 1990-1991. Member University of California at Los Angeles Arts Management Alumni, Asian-American Arts Alliance (board directors since 1990).
Married Ranald Trevor Adams, November 29, 1986.