Milene was graduated in architecture at UFRGS (Porto Alegre, Brazil) in 1998, after working as an architect for 14 years, she graduated in advanced photography at ESPM-Sul and started her career as a photographer, one of her passions. She took several courses in the area, including WS "Photo editing as a strategy" with the photographer Alexandre Belém, WS Online "Natural Light" with Sue Bryce, WS Online "Lighting with Ryan Schembri", WS "Deconstructing the light" with Gui Mohallem.
With Her work "Caminhos de Pedra em Detalhes", she was selected with eight other colleagues from the ESPM-Sul photography course to be published in “9 Olhares (views)“, a document made by the University and was awarded with a special course, taught by professor and curator Bernardo de Souza.
Since 2014 she works as a family, architecture and corporate photographer. In 2017, she opened a studio where produces the essays. She currently participates in the mentoring group with Danny Bittencourt visual poet as in the contemporary art study group with the art historian Ana Zavadil and develops works using photography as the basis of her narrative.