Tânia Rodrigues de Almeida has a degree in Law (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra), post-graduate studies in Protection of Minors (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra) and Legal-Criminal Sciences (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa) and a Master in Public Law (Faculdade de Direito na Universidade Nova de Lisboa).

In addition to having worked as a legal consultant at Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa (SCML), in the Legal Support Office of the Department of Social Action and Health (2017-2019) and in the Adoption, Civil Sponsorship and Family Reception Unit (2016-2017), she worked in Timor-Leste as a legal advisor to the Minister of Social Solidarity, having been responsible for drafting national policies and legal diplomas in the area of social protection (2011-2016).

She was a legal consultant and member of Commissions for the Protection of Children and Young People in the district of Lisbon (2007-2011) and a lawyer in the area of Family Law (2004-2006).

She is an associate of the Family Law Centre of the FDUC (since 2005), having published a paper on the Tutelary Educational Law in the Portuguese Journal of Family Law “Lex Familiae”.

She has been a researcher at CLABOR since January 2020, in the areas of Social Protection/Solidarity Economy and DataLABOR.