Introduction: Senator Elizabeth Warren was elected to the United States Senate on November 6, 2012 from Massachusetts. She is also a member of the Democratic Party and recognized as one of the nation’s top experts on bankruptcy and the financial pressures facing middle class families.
Birth and family status of Elizabeth Warren: Elizabeth Ann Warren was born in June 22, 1949 in Oklahoma City. Elizabeth and her husband Bruce Mann have been married for 35 years and live in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has a son named Alex and a daughter Amelia. They have three grandchildren.
School and college life of Elizabeth Warren: Elizabeth graduated from University of Houston, in 1970 with a bachelor of science degree in speech pathology and audiology. In 1976, she then earned a law degree from Rutgers University.
Work experience of Elizabeth Warren: During the late 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, Warren taught law at several universities throughout the country including Harvard Law School while researching issues related to bankruptcy and middle-class personal finance.
Political career of Elizabeth Warren: In December 2012, Warren was assigned a seat on the Senate Banking Committee. However, Upon John Kerry’s resignation to become U.S. Secretary of State, Warren became the state’s senior senator after having served for less than a month, making her the most junior senior senator in the 113th Congress.
Achievement of Elizabeth Warren: In 2009, the Boston Globe named her the Bostonian of the Year and the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts honored her with the Lelia J. Robinson Award. She was also named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2009, 2010 and 2015. In 2011, Warren was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. In January 2012, Warren was named one of the “top 20 US progressives” by the New Statesman, a magazine based in the United Kingdom.
Committee Elizabeth Warren is assigned to: From November 2006 to November 2010, Warren was a member of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion. She is a member of the National Bankruptcy Conference, an independent organization that advises the U.S. Congress on bankruptcy law.She is also a former Vice President of the American Law Institute and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.