Portuguese Black Woman, born in Dakar, Senegal. She has a degree in Biology from the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra. She was a Biology and Geology Teacher in primary and secondary education in Lisbon, starting in the 94/95 school year.
She is an anti-racist activist and defender of the rights of black people in Portugal. She is a founding member and leader of DJASS- Association of Afrodescendants (2016-2019).
She is a member of the Portuguese Parliament, representing the Left Bloc, elected by the Lisbon Circle, and City Councilor at the Lisbon municipality. She was a member of the parish council in the parishes of Anjos (2009-2013) and Arroios (2014-2017 and 2017-2019) in Lisbon. She was member of the Political Committee of the Left Bloc (2017-2019) and is currently a member of the National Bureau of this party. She is a Left Bloc party member since 2007.