US Senator Kamala Harris has made history by becoming the first woman of color nominated to a major party’s presidential ticket. With the victory of Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election, Kamala Harris will assume his duties as a Vice President of the US. He has many records and achievements as a woman. She was the first black woman to work as San Francisco’s District Attorney, the first to serve as California’s attorney-general, and the first American of South Asian descent elected to the US Senate.
Kamala Devi Harris was born on October 20, 1964, in Oakland, California, U.S. She is now all set to assume her duty in the vice president’s office on January 20, 2021, alongside president-elect Joe Biden, having defeated incumbent President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in the 2020 presidential election. Kamala Harris has been named as the junior United States senator from California since 2017. Harris will be the first Asian-American, the first African-American, and the first female vice president in America up to now.
Kamala Harris will be the second vice president of significant non-European ancestry, after Charles Curtis, who served from 1929 to 1933 alongside President Herbert Hoover. She overcame the 2016 Senate election by beating Loretta Sanchez and was selected as the second African American woman and the first South Asian American to serve in the United States Senate.
Kamala Harris was born in Oakland, California. Her father is Donald J. Harris and the mother is Shyamala Gopalan. Kamala Harris graduated from Howard University and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She began her career in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, before being recruited to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office and later the City Attorney of San Francisco’s office. She was elected district attorney of San Francisco In 2003. Kamala Harris was elected Attorney General of California in 2010.