Today’s Dame of the Day is Ana Pessoa Pinto (1956-). Pinto began her career in exile in Mozambique before returning to East Timor and winning a seat in the nation’s Parliament. Today’s she is the country’s prosecutor general and previously served as Minister for State and Internal Administration.
Today’s Dame of the Day is Lúcia Lobato (November 7, 1965-). After earning her law degree, Lobato was elected to East Timor’s Parliament in 2001. During the 2007 election, she ran as the only female candidate. While she did not win the election, Lobato was later appointed Minister of Justice.