Sharice Davids

Education:A.A., Johnson County Community College
B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
J.D., Cornell Law School

Sharice Davids is representative-elect for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District. Davids and Deb Haaland, representative-elect for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District, will be the first Native American women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, Davids will also be the first openly LGBT member of Congress from Kansas.

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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