Politician who became a senator in the Spanish parliament at the age of 22, the youngest in the country's history. In 2011, she became a parliamentary deputy, representing Ciudad Real.
She attended Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, where she studied law. She graduated in 2004, the same year she was elected to the senate.
She's a member of the Partido Socialista Obrero Español, or Spanish Socialist Workers Party.
She grew up in Abenójar, Ciudad Real.
She and Pedro Sanchez have both served the PSOE during their time in government.