Kamala Harris is the Vice President of the United States, serving since January 20, 2021.
She was born on October 20, 1964, in California to parents from India and Jamaica.
Kamala Harris is the first woman, first African American, and first Asian American Vice President.
Before becoming Vice President, she served as California's Attorney General and a U.S. Senator.
Kamala Harris' parents were active in the civil rights movement during their college days.
Her name "Kamala" means "lotus" in Sanskrit, and her mother chose it to honor her Indian roots.
She has a sister named Maya Harris, who is also involved in public policy advocacy.
Kamala Harris started her activism early and led a protest at just 13 years old.
She grew up in a diverse neighborhood in Berkeley, attending both a Hindu temple and a Black Baptist church.
Kamala Harris is married to Douglas Emhoff, making him the first "Second Gentleman" in U.S. history.
She follows the Baptist religion and is known for her gourmet cooking skills.
Harris visited Singapore to discuss important global issues, including the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change.
She inspires many with her achievements and trailblazing role in American politics.