Brazilian professional volleyball player who is best known for her work in beach volleyball. She is recognized for having represented Brazil at four Olympic Games including in 1992, 1996, 2004, and in 2008.
She first started her career as a volleyball player and gained attention in 1992 when she made her first Olympic debut for the Brazilian national team. She later started her career in beach volleyball in 1998 when she was a part of the Brazilian women's national volleyball team who competed at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan.
She is known for having won the Bronze medal at the 1996 Olympic Games held in Atlanta.
She was born and raised in Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil but later settled in Los Angeles, California.