Businesswoman and politician who is the state deputy of Mato Grosso. She founded and presided over the young Social Democratic Party of Mato Grosso, making it the second state in Brazil to have young militancy of the party.
She studied law at a university in Cuiabá, graduating in 2011. She was involved in politics and activism from an early age.
She is the only woman to be elected to the 18th legislature.
Her parents are former deputy José Riva and Janete Riva. She has two children, Sophia and José.
Dilma Rousseff was the first female President of Brazil.