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Kamala Harris Biography – Kamala Harris Wiki

Kamala Harris full name Kamala Devi Harris, is an American attorney, politician and a member of the Democratic Party. She was born on October 20, 1964 in Oakland, California, U.S.

She attended public schools in San Francisco. After completing high school, Harris attended Howard University, America’s oldest historically Black university. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Howard in 1986. She then enrolled at Hastings College of the Law, where she earned a law degree.

After graduating from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, she took a position in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, where she specialized in prosecuting child sexual assault cases. As a Deputy District Attorney she also prosecuted cases for homicide and robbery. She worked at that office from 1990 to 1998 before going on to serve in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

In 1998, Harris was named managing attorney of the Career Criminal Unit of the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. She then served as the head of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Division on Families and Children.

In December 2003, Harris was elected as the first woman District Attorney in San Francisco’s history, and as the first African American woman in California to hold the office. She was reelected to a second term in November 2007.

She is the author of the book Smart on Crime: A Career Prosecutor’s Plan to Make Us Safer.

Harris has won numerous honors; California’s largest legal newspaper, The Daily Journal, named Harris as one of the top 75 women litigators in California as well as one of the top 100 lawyers in the state. She was recognized as a “Woman of Power” by the National Urban League and received the Thurgood Marshall Award from the National Black Prosecutors Association. She has been featured on the Oprah Show and in Newsweek as one of “America’s 20 Most Powerful Women.” She was selected as one of 24 elected leaders from throughout the country to serve as a Rodel Fellow with the Aspen Institute. Additionally, Harris was elected to the Board of Directors of the California District Attorneys Association and is a Vice President of the National District Attorney’s Association.

Kamala Harris Age

She was born on October 20, 1964 in Oakland, California, U.S. to Shyamala Gopalan Harris and Donald Harris.

Kamala Harris Parents

Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris, was a breast cancer researcher. She emigrated from Madras, Tamil Nadu, India, in 1960. Her father, Donald Harris, a Stanford University economics professor who emigrated from Jamaica in 1961 for graduate study in economics at University of California, Berkeley.

Kamala Harris Sister

She has one younger sister, Maya Harris. Maya is an American lawyer, public policy advocate, and television commentator. She was born on January 30, 1967 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, U.S.

Kamala Harris Husband

She is married to Doug Emhoff. They married on August 22, 2014, in Santa Barbara, California.

Kamala Harris Children

She a stepmother to Ella and Cole Emhoff.

Kamala Harris Ethnicity

She was born to a Tamil Indian mother and a Jamaican father.

Kamala Harris Education

She attended public schools in San Francisco. After completing high school, Harris attended Howard University, America’s oldest historically Black university. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Howard in 1986. She then enrolled at Hastings College of the Law, where she earned a law degree.

Kamala Harris Net Worth

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No one makes me smile like you do. Happy birthday to my incredible husband and favorite sous-chef, Doug! Love you.

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When I see our nation’s children, I see our future. And it gives me the inspiration and motivation to keep fighting.

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