Ms. Kleiner is born in New York, City, New York to Henry Lee Smith, Jr. and Marie Edwards.
Ms. Kleiner marries Scott Alter Kleiner.
Ms. Kleiner receives a Bachelor of Science in sociology and anthropology from Smith College.
Ms. Kleiner becomes a research analyst for Edward Weiss Advertising in Chicago, Illinois.
Ms. Kleiner receives a Master of Arts in Teaching and education from Lynchburg College.
Ms. Kleiner studies postgraduate courses at the University of Georgia.
Ms. Kleiner co-founds the Jeannette Rankin Foundation in Athens, Georgia, where she serves as first president.
Ms. Kleiner becomes an academic adviser at the University of Georgia College of Arts and Sciences (now Franklin College of Arts and Sciences).
Ms. Kleiner becomes assistant director of the Women’s Studies program at the University of Georgia.
Ms. Kleiner becomes a trustee for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens.
The Institute for Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia names a library room after Ms. Kleiner.
Ms. Kleiner receives the Stewardship Award for Years of Service from the Unitarian Universal Church.