|How did this individual make a
contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?
|In 2016, Kamala won an election for the U.S. Senate seat. She took office in January 2017. In January 2019, Harris began a campaign for her party’s 2020 nomination for President, but she dropped out of the race in December 2019. In August 2020, Joe Biden named Kamala to be his Vice President if he won the election. Kamala and Joe won the election and Kamala became the first woman Vice President and also the first person that is Asian American to be Vice President.