Meena Harris Biography
Meena Harris is an accomplished American lawyer and political and social activist. Meena currently works as Head of Strategy & Leadership at Uber and is Founder & Creative Director at Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign.
Meena Harris Age
She was born on 20 October 1984 in Oakland, Califonia, United States now she is 34 years old.
Meena Harris Legal Career
After law school, Harris served as a law clerk for District of Columbia Court of Appeals Judge Roy W. McLeese III. In 2013, Harris joined the data privacy and cybersecurity practice of the Washington law firm Covington & Burling. In 2016, Harris moved back to California to accept a position managing tech policy at Slack, a startup that builds cloud-based team collaboration tools.
Meena Harris Family/Marriage
The young lawyer and activist Meena Harris is in a relationship with her longtime boyfriend Nikolas Lagu. The couple first met in 2007 when both were working at Facebook. Though the couple is together for over a decade, they are not married yet. The pair, however, solidified their commitment to one another by becoming parents to two daughters. Their first daughter was born in 2016, while the second was born in 2018.
She who comes from the family of strong women and civil activists has continued their legacy. Harris is a vocal supporter of the civil rights of minorities in the USA including women. She is the founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign, a grassroots fundraising initiative that has raised money for the organization such as Girls Who Code, the United State of Women, the Essie Justice Group, Planned Parenthood, Higher Heights, and the Dr. Maya Angelou Foundation.
Meena Harris Education
She graduated from Stanford University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and in 2009 she joined Harvard Law School and graduated in 2012 with a law degree. After graduating she practiced law and worked in different organizations at various positions. Also, Meena is active in philanthropic works. Harris stands at an average height with black hair and brown eyes.
Meena Harris Advocacy
Harris was a Senior Associate at PolicyLink, a national research and action institute dedicated to advancing economic and social equity. In that capacity, she organized conferences around police-community relations and advocated for police reform, authoring Organized for Change: The Activist’s Guide to Police Reform.
Harris served as Executive Director of the Northern California American Civil Liberties Union. In her role as the head of the largest affiliate office of the ACLU, Harris directed and coordinated litigation, media relations, lobbying, and grassroots organizing work.
“The Project’s priorities are eliminating racial disparities in the criminal justice system and achieving educational equity in California public schools.” In 2003, Harris was the Northern California director for No on 54, the campaign to defeat Proposition 54, which sought to end affirmative action in the state.
Harris authored the essay “Fostering Accountable Community-Centered Policing”, which appeared in the 2006 book The Covenant with Black America.
In 2012 Harris was Vice President for Democracy, Rights, and Justice at the Ford Foundation. One of the issues she addresses through her position is the problem of child brides.
Meena Harris Net worth
Her net- worth is $1 million. Harris currently works as Head of Strategy and Leadership at Uber and earns an average annual salary of$81,079 – $125,651. Moreover, she also worked as Senior Policy Manager at Slack and earned a salary of $127,618- $136,388.
Furthermore, Harris worked as an attorney at Covington & Burling LLP where the average annual salary is $41,252- $99,097. Also, her partner Nikolas Ajagu works as the Head of Operations at Facebook Inc. and is a member of the advisory board of Ecosystem Ventures LLC. The average annual earnings at Facebook is $120,000- $150,000.
Meena Harris Facts
- Harris was born Meenakshi Ashley Harrison on October 20, 1984, in Oakland, California, United States.
- Her mother is Maya Harris and aunt is Kamala Harris.
- Her grandmother was an Indian researcher Shyamala Gopalan Harris.
- She graduated from Standford University in Bachelor of Arts in 2006.
- In 2009, she went to Harvard Law School and graduated in 2012.
- At present, Harris is working as the head of Strategy & Leadership at Uber.
- As of 2019, her age is 34 years old.
- Her eyes are light brown and hair is black.
- Her nationality is American and ethnicity is Mixed.
- Meena attended The Law School just like her mother.
Meena Harris Instagram
There, she fixed it. ❤️❤️❤️
Can’t wait for my daughter to see this! https://t.co/CW7znvWA5V
— Meena Harris (@meenaharris) July 4, 2019
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