Sharice Davids

Born:May 22, 1980 (age 44)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2019-present
Education:A.A., Johnson County Community College
B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
J.D., Cornell Law School

Sharice Davids assumed office as the U.S. representative for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2019. Davids, member of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin, and Deb Haaland were the first Native American women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Davids earned an Associate of Arts degree in liberal arts from Johnson County Community College in 2003, a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2007, and a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School in 2010.

She has worked as a White House fellow in the Department of Transportation, chair of the board of directors of Twelve Clans, Inc. for the Ho-Chunk Nation, deputy director for the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, director of economic development at Red Cloud Indian School, an associate at SNR Denton, and of-counsel at Ceiba Legal.

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