Former Senior Vice-President and Head of Drama for the largest independent television production company in Hollywood (Embassy Television, a Norman Lear Production). She serves as a pro-bono training consultant to PMC in development of social-content serial dramas. In her capacity with Embassy TV, she was awarded an Emmy and two Peabody Awards for her work on the immensely popular American situation comedies All in the Family, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time, The Facts of Life, and Diff’rent Strokes. She also worked on two “strips” for television: Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and All That Glitters. She assisted in the production of the top five most highly rated television shows in the United States during the 1980s. Among the many movies for television she produced was Eleanor: First Lady of the World, which was voted one of the top ten movies of the year. She holds an M.S. in Physics from the University of Southern California and an honorary doctorate of science degree from McGill University.