Andrea Engber was born on
September 19, 1949 in New York City where - at a number of highly respected
institutions - she completed her education in art and design. In 1972,
she entered the business world as an assistant editor and designer for
Bowker, a major publishing company, and later advanced in her career
from an art director for a leading Madison Avenue agency to creative
director of various advertising and marketing firms where she specialized
in automotive and toy packaging, trade advertising, video production,
brochure, literature, and book design and copywriting.
No nonsense American Woman Award recipient, 1995-1996
16 year-old son, Spencer Brandon Engber.
Founder and director of National Organization for Single Mothers, Inc.,
(NOSM), Charlotte, NC
Editor of SingleMOTHER, the nationwide pick of single
mothers by choice or circumstance whether divorces, adoptive, widowed
or a M.O.M. (Mother Outside of Marriage).
Nationally syndicated newspaper columnist of the weekly, Single...
With Children, distributed by Universal Press Syndicate
Contributing editor and single parenting columnist for Working
of the Complete Single Mother: Reassuring Answers to Your Most Challenging
Concerns, (1995, Adams Publishing, Holbrook, MA) 2nd edition,
Writer of essays published in newspapers, magazines and books including
The Chicago Tribune, The Charlotte Observer, Parenting, Working
Mother, For Women First, American Woman, Woman's Own, When I Think About
My Father and A New York View of Charlotte.
Guest on nationally syndicated radio and television talk shows including
National Public Radio, CBS, ABC and NBC
radio networks, etc.
Parents Choice Awards,
Parents Guide Awards, etc