Was born in 1963 in Tomar, Portugal, where she currently lives with her son.
Cecília studied at Jácome Ratton High School only until 7th grade. At the age of 16 she started working at a Textiles Factory and in 2011 she went back to school, through a Portuguese Government programme called New Opportunities at the Professional Training Centre in Tomar. She did her 9th grade and one year later completed her 12th grade, making her childhood dream of finishing school come true. She currently works as a house cleaner and loves what she does.