Kamala Harris: The First Women Vice President of US

Kamala Harris was born in Oakland, California, on October 20, 1964. (age 58)

Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan, was a Tamil-Indian Biologist and her Jamaican father, Donald J. Harris is a Stanford University professor of Economics.

Harris completed her primary schooling in Notre-Dame-des-Neiges, then F.A.C.E. school and finally Westmount High School in Westmount, Quebec, graduated in 1981.

Harris graduated from Howard in 1986 with a degree in political science and economics.

Harris then returned to California to do her law school at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law

While at UC Hastings, she served as president of its chapter of the Black Law Student Association. She graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1989 

In 1990, Harris was hired as a deputy district attorney in Almeda Country, California.

In 1994, Speaker of the California Assembly Willie Brown

In 1998, San Francisco district attorney Terrence Hallinan recruited Harris as an assistant district attorney.

In 2000, Harris took a job at San Francisco City Hall, working  for  city attorney Louise Renne

In 2001, Harris briefly dated Montel Williams, an American Television Host, Actor and Motivational Speaker.

In 2002, Harris prepared to run for District Attorney of San Francisco against Hallian and Bill Fazio.

In 2003, she was elected as DA of San Francisco. She was elected AG of California in 2010, and reelected in 2014

In 2005, Harris created an environmental crimes unit.

In 2011, she was the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to hold the office of Attorney General in the state's history.

In 2014, Harris announced her intention to run for re-election,  and in November Harris was re-elected against Republican Ronald  Gold, winning 57.5%  of the vote to 42.5%

In 2017, Harris spoke in opposition to Trump's cabinet pick Betsy DeVos for Secretary  of Education 

She defeated Loretta Sanchez in the 2016 Senate election to become the second African-American woman and the first South Asian American to serve in the U.S. Senate.

In 2018, Harris was targeted of the mail bombing attempts.

In  2021, Harris serves as an acting president, while President Biden underwent a colonoscopy

As of July 2023, Harris holds the distinction of first woman of colour to serve as the U.S. Vice President on Wednesday, 13th July.