Doctoral student in Design at Porto University. Her research focuses on design contributions for participatory mobilization in vulnerable community settings, supervised by Professor Teresa Franqueira (UA) and Professor Lígia Ferro (UP). Fellowship granted by Science and Technology Foundation (FCT, Portugal).
Past research was focused on design for inclusion, and mutual involvement practices within disability frameworks.

Doctoral student in Design at Porto University with a fellowship by the Science and Technology Foundation (FCT, Portugal) and member of ID + DESIS Lab.

Master in Industrial Design at Porto University (Engineering Faculty) in 2012: “Doors accessibility and universal design – dimensional and functional requirements of users with motor disabilities and service dogs”, supervised by Professor Liliana de Sousa (ICBAS) and Professor António Barbedo Magalhães (FEUP).
Specialization in Design and Product Development at Porto University (Engineering Faculty) in 2011.
Degree in Sculpture at Porto University (Fine Arts Faculty) in 2001.

Design for participation and democracy
Design for social innovation
Community development
Urban Ethnography