Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Member of the Secretariat, PS Oporto District Federation, since 1978. Member, National Provisional Committee of Socialist Women, 1978-1979. Member, Ramalde Parish Assembly, 1976-1979, 1979-1985.
Deputy, Assembly of the Republic, since 1987. Member, Parliamentary Committee on Education, Science and Culture. Vice-President Parliamentary Committee on Women.
Member, PS Political Committee and National Committee. Assistant National Secretary for Women's Rights. Cndr. Porto Municipal Council, since 1989.
Teacher; Co-ordinating Secretary, Housing Department, Ramalde, Oporto.