PhD in Social Psychology from the University of São Paulo - USP, a researcher at CEsA/CSG, ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa and Professor of the Master in Development and International Cooperation (DCI) at ISEG. Her themes of interest are contemporary African mobilities, Afro-descent and the processes and dynamics of categorizing ethnic-racial minorities and qualitative methodologies. She is the coordinator of the Project AFRO-PORT-Afrodescendence in Portugal: sociability, representations and socio-political and cultural dynamics. A study in the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon (FCT, PTDC / SOC-ANT/30651/2017). She completed her postdoctoral research on the production of narratives about migrants and African mobility (CAPES/PNPD 2018) at the Institute of Psychology at USP, Brazil. She is co-organizer of In Progress. Seminar on Social Sciences and Development in Africa (CEsA/ISEG). Publisher of the work (e-book) Cape Verdean Diaspora. Debating topics and co-editor of the Social Sciences in Cape Verde; Work, sociability and income generation in the Portuguese-speaking space; In Progress. Seminar on Social Sciences and Development in Africa; Gender and Cape Verdean Migrations. She collaborates with the Graduate Program in Social Sciences and the Research Laboratory in Political and Social Sciences at UNICV, in Cape Verde.