Thursday marks the first anniversary of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, presenting a useful moment to analyze their first year in office. As vice president, Harris does not generally directly make policy, but she is often a leading face for important initiatives of the administration. Presidents often also take advantage of the expertise of their vice presidents for advice and coordination, as has been the case with Harris, a former California attorney general and senator. Additionally, the Constitution grants the vice president a few rarely used but important powers that became relevant in 2021. With all this in mind, here are five of the biggest achievements of Harris during her first year in office.