Professor at the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ). PhD and Master in Informatics from PUC-Rio. She did part of her research at CNR / Pisa-Italy, where she did a sandwich internship at ISTI. She held a postdoctoral internship at LabCores at UFRJ, where she works as a collaborating researcher in Social Computing. Member of the AI Inclusive community, whose mission is to open doors and inspire underrepresented groups in the AI community.