Politician who became the vice president of the United States alongside President Joe Biden in 2021. She became the first female vice president of the U.S. as well as the first Black vice president and the first Asian American vice president. Prior to her vice presidency, she served in the U.S. Senate for four years.
She graduated from Howard University in 1986 with a degree in political science and economics. She then went on to receive her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
She was elected Attorney General of California in 2011. She also served as the District Attorney of San Francisco, where she helped create a special Hate Crimes Unit.