Simone Sibilio do Nascimento is one of Brazil’s most prominent prosecutors and a former civil police delegate and Captain of the Military Police. Ms. Sibilio has served as a prosecutor for 18 years with Rio de Janeiro State’s Public Ministry (MPRJ), where she plays a vital role in combating organized crime and public corruption, militias, and drug trafficking. As the lead prosecutor in several high-profile cases, Ms. Sibilio has demonstrated her willingness to tackle controversy and expose gender-based violence and attacks on social activists. She is the first woman to lead MPRJ’s specialized unit tasked with combating organized crime. In 2019, she received the Attorney General’s medal of honor, the organization’s highest commendation.