Graduate in Nursing from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1986), graduate in Architecture and Urban Studies from the University of Vale do Itajaí (2000), Master's degree in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2004), Ph.D. in Business Administration and Tourism from the University of Vale do Itajaí (2012) and Post-doctorate in Architecture at the University of Lisbon (2014). She has coordinated courses in Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Vale do Itajaí, currently a professor of Architecture and Urban Studies, Technology and Interior Design and the Master’s Degree in Tourism of the University of Vale do Itajaí.