A white member of Team #1 from New York in the summer of 1964, Benjamin had worked with the State Department and as a reporter for Life Magazine; she served as a member of the League of Women Voters, the National Council of Women Girl Scouts, and the Red Cross. Born in China and raised in England, she was an American citizen and the wife of Roberts S. Benjamin, the President of United Artists Corporation. After her visit to Mississippi, Benjamin hosted a fund-raising event for the Freedom Schools featuring Harry Belafonte.
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|Religion:||Church of England (not active)|
|Club Affiliations:||League of Woman Voters, Citizens School Committee, Board of Education - Great Neck, National Council of Women, Girl Scouts, Red Cross|
|Profession:||Community worker, housewife, and mother|