Maya Lakshmi Harris is an American lawyer, public policy advocate, and television commentator. She is also a political analyst for MSNBC. Maya Harris was appointed as one of three senior policy advisors to lead the development of a plan for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. Her sister nominated Maya Harris on Wednesday as the Democratic candidate for vice president at the party’s national convention.
Who is Maya Harris?
Maya Harris, age 53, was initially a campaign chairwoman for her older sister’s unfortunate 2020 presidential campaign, a campaign that crippled back in 2019. On Wednesday, Harris was joined by her daughter Meena and Kamala Harris’ Stepdaughter Ella Emoff to nominate for the California Senator. Maya Lakshmi Harris is an American lawyer, public policy advocate, and television commentator. She is also a political analyst for MSNBC.
From the year 2008, she took her current position as a Vice President for Democracy, Rights, and Justice at the Ford Foundation. Before joining the Ford Foundation, she has also served as the Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California. Before joining the ACLU, she was the former law school dean for Lincoln Law School of San Jose and was a Senior Associate at Policy Link.
Maya Harris’ reaction on the nomination for Senator:
On Wednesday, Maya Harris was joined by her daughter Meena and Kamala Harris’ Stepdaughter Ella Emoff to nominate for the California Senator, she said, “My very first friend, my confidante, my partner in mischief and injustice,” Maya Harris said of her sister. She has also added that “Growing up heaven help the poor kid who picked on me because my big sister would be there in a flash ready to have my back,” she said. “Well, now we’ve got your back as you and Joe (Biden) fight to protect our democracy.”
Maya Harris Family history and relationship status?
Both the sisters have always been extremely close, and their mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris have primarily raised them. Later their parents divorced when both the sisters were very young. Following the steps of her big sister, Maya Harris became a lawyer and deeply involved in politics. She was a key policy aide to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. She is married to Tony West, and is also the third-ranking official in the Obama administration’s Justice Department, and is currently the chief legal officer at Uber. For more exciting updates like these, stay tuned to world wire