Business Meet Kamala Devi Harris, a daughter of India and a contender in US presidential race Updated : January 25, 2019 02:36 PM IST Kamala Harris, 54, served two terms as District Attorney of San Francisco. She is also the first South Asian woman to be elected to the US Senate. Harris, whose mother is from Chennai and father from Jamaica, is quite influenced by India. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.