Adriana Dardan was born in Cernauţi, Bucovina, in a period of peace and prosperity of Romania. She attended the school and university in Bucureşti, graduating as an engineer. Privately, she studied philosophy, biology, and social sciences.
She succeeded, and together with her family, immigrated to the USA, where she worked as an engineer. Her free time was devoted to writing, realizing two basic works: The Testimony, which had a philosophic subject, and Silenced Paces, in which she described the historical and agitated period of time between 1930–1980 in Romania.