PhD in Social Work from the Portuguese Catholic University. She is currently a pedagogical coordinator in the degree in Social Work and an invited assistant professor of the Faculty of Human Sciences of the Portuguese Catholic University. Coordinates the Post Graduation of Evaluation in Programs and Social Projects, of Artistic Practices and Social Inclusion and Management of Projects in Cooperation for Development.

Researcher at the Católica Research Center for Psychological, Family and Social Wellbeing, her areas of publication and research are in the areas of social innovation and social intervention, intervention with families and youth, theories for practice in Social Work and social and intercultural mediation.

She is also consultant and executive director of Logframe in the areas of planning, management and evaluation of programs and projects, territorial strategic planning, leadership and team management.

Cooperates with the Center for Integrated Support of Mussoc Mutual Benefit Association, where she develops job counseling and parental guidance, social counseling and support to children and youth. Within the scope of its areas of expertise, it carries out professional supervision of multidisciplinary and social intervention teams.