Brazilian politician who has worked on issues of social policy and human rights of children and adolescents. She was the Vice Leader of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party.
She graduated with a Bachelor in Tourism from Faculdade de Turismo do Morumbi in 1979.
She was the National Secretary of Urban Policies of the Ministry of Cities in 2009.
Her brother is TV presenter Emílio Surita. She married Marcello Guimarães Machado Freire.
Her nephew is actor Emilio Surita.