THE bond between new vice president Kamala Harris and her younger sister is strong and they have been supportive of each other since childhood.
Maya has even reportedly been dubbed ‘Bobby Kennedy’ by their inner circle because of his close "relationship with JFK before becoming a political force himself.”
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Who is Kamala Harris' sister Maya Harris?
Maya Lakshmi Harris is alawyer, public policy advocate, and writer an daughter of Shyamala Gopalan and Donald J. Harris.
In 2015, she was appointed as one of three senior policy advisors to lead the policy agenda for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.
She is the younger sister of Kamala Harris, the 49th and current Vice President of the United States.
Maya, 53, was also a political and legal analyst for MSNBC and served as chairwoman for her sister's 2020 campaign for president.
Harris received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University in 2006, and her J.D. degree from Harvard Law School in 2012.
She was born in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and Montreal, Quebec.
Does Maya Harris have any children?
She has a daughter called Meenakshi Ashley Harris – who goes by the name Meena.
The 36 year old is a lawyer, children's book author, producer, and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign.
Meena is also the founder and CEO of Phenomenal, a female-focused clothing line worn by a string of stars.
In 2020, Meena released her first children's book called 'Kamala and Maya's Big Idea' which is based on the life of her mother and aunt.
She is married to Nikolas Ajagu and they have two daughters, Amara and Leela.
Who is Maya Harris' husband Tony West?
Tony West – born Derek Anthony West – is a Harvard educated attorney and the chief legal officer of Uber.
He is responsible for the hail-a-ride company's legal, security and compliance and ethics functions.
In May 2018, West announced that Uber would end mandatory arbitration for individual claims of sexual harassment and sexual assault.
Before Uber he was Associate Attorney General of the United States and general counsel of PepsiCo.
He was also an Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division, the largest litigating division in the Department of Justice.
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