Gina Raimondo

Born:May 17, 1971 (age 53)
Career:U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 2021-present
Governor of Rhode Island, 2015-2021
Treasurer of Rhode Island, 2011-2015
State:Rhode Island
Education:B.A., Harvard University
Ph.D., Oxford University
J.D., Yale Law School

Gina Raimondo was confirmed as U.S. secretary of commerce on March 2, 2021. She served as governor of Rhode Island from 2015-2021, the first woman to serve as Rhode Island's governor, and as Rhode Island's treasurer from 2011-2015, only the second woman to serve in that role in Rhode Island.

Raimondo was born May 17, 1971, in Smithfield, Rhode Island. She earned a B.A. in economics from Harvard University, a Ph.D. in sociology from Oxford University (where she was a Rhodes Scholar), and a J.D. from Yale Law School. After law school, Raimondo clerked for U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood of the Southern District of New York. She then served as senior vice president of fund development at the venture capital firm Village Ventures before co-founding and serving as general partner of the venture capital firm Point Judith Capital and was.


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