Please tell us a little about yourself:
I am 43 years old, I have been married for 21 years and I have an 18 year old daughter; people around me know me for my laughter and my cheerful mood.
How did you get started in coffee?:
I started my job in coffee in 1998.
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
It is my first competition.
What are you excited to do while you are in Brazil?:
I would like to dance samba (in fact to learn) with a professional dancer, to see the ocean, and of course to visit a coffee farm.
What is your favorite coffee to cup?:
I liked Ethiopian coffee at Ibrik.
What are your interests outside of coffee?:
I love holidays, especially Christmas, which brings me peacefulness but also joy.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:
I see myself working in the coffee industry, and teaching other people about coffee.
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the competition?:
I would like to say thanks to my team from Strauss who’ve helped me in this competition; Viorel Petre, Ghiuli Aptisa, Oana Mocanu, Lavinia Cojocaru, Ioana Ghita, and of course the SCAE Romanian team.