Born November 14, 1954
In 1963, she felt and heard the 16th street bombing, which her friend Denise Mcnair was in
In 1974, she attended University of Denver.
In 1975 she attended University of Notre Dame
In 1981, she attended Josef Korbel school of International studies, St. Mary's Academy, and Miles College.
In 1989, she became the director of Soviet and East European affairs with the National Security Council.
In 1993, she became the 1st women/1st African american to serve as an international affairs fellow attached to the joint chiefs of staff.