Winifred S. Weislogel was born on August 8, 1927, in New Jersey. She received an Associate of Arts degree from Union Junior College in New Jersey (now Union County Community College) in 1947, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College in 1949, and a Master of Arts degree from Otago University in New Zealand in 1951. From 1951 until 1956, Weislogel worked at the Institute of International Education, eventually becoming head of its Fulbright Division. In 1956, Weislogel entered the U. S. State Department and embarked upon a long and varied career in the foreign service. Her first major post was as a consular officer in Geneva, Switzerland, where she worked from 1959 through 1961. Her next assignment was as personnel officer in the U. S. Embassy in Libya. Weislogel moved with the Embassy when it transferred from Tripoli, Libya, to Benghazi, Libya, in January 1961. She was stationed in Libya from 1961 to 1963. Weislogel then moved to Tangier, Morocco, where she undertook Foreign Service Institute Arabic language training between 1963 and 1965. Weislogel put her training to good use in her next outpost as a consular officer in Rabat, Morocco, where she stayed from 1965 until 1970. Weislogel remained in Africa for her next assignment, assuming the role of Deputy Chief of Mission in Lome, Togo. She held that position from 1970 until 1973. In 1973, Weislogel was reassigned back to the United States for stateside duty. From 1973 to 1977, she served as a Libyan/Algerian Desk Officer and later Director of North African Affairs. Between 1977 and 1980, she worked in the Office of the Inspector General. Her last post, held from 1980 to 1983, was as Deputy Director of the Office of International Science Cooperation in the Bureau of Oceans, Environmental, and Scientific Affairs. Winifred S. Weislogel retired from the U. S. foreign service at the end of November 1983. She died in Arlington, Virginia, on December 23, 2014.