American politician and activist who became the U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district in 2019. She is a member of the Democratic party.
She earned degrees in Economics and International Relations at Boston University.
Upon her induction into the House of Representatives, she became the youngest woman to ever serve in the U.S. Congress at the age of 29.
She was born in the Bronx to two working-class parents, Blanca Ocasio-Cortez and Sergio Ocasio.
She served as an intern at the U.S. Immigration Office under former Senator Ted Kennedy.