(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO and former 2016 Republican presidential candidate.

Personal:Birth date: September 6, 1954Birth place: Austin, TexasBirth name: Cara Carleton Sneed Father: Joseph T. Sneed III, federal judge and law professorRead MoreMother: Madelon Montross Juergens, artist Marriages: Frank Fiorina (1985-present); Todd Bartlem (June 1977-1984, divorced) Children: Two stepdaughters with Frank Fiorina: Traci, 1971; and Lori Ann, 1974-2009Education: Stanford University, B.A., 1976; University of Maryland, M.B.A., 1980; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S., 1989; attended UCLA School of LawOther Facts:The first woman to head a Fortune 500 company and a company in the Dow Jones Industrial Average when she became CEO and president of Hewlett-Packard Company in 1999. The first person to head HP who came from outside the company.The first female officer at AT&T. By the age of 40, she was leading AT&T’s North American operations.Began her career as a secretary in a real estate office.Timeline: 1980 – Begins working for AT&T as a sales representative.April 1996 – Oversees the $3 billion initial public offering of Lucent Technologies, Inc. when it is spun off from AT&T. 1998 – Becomes president of Lucent Technologies’ global service-provider division.1998-2003 – Leads Fortune magazine’s list of the 50 most powerful women. 1999-2005 – CEO of Hewlett-Packard.2000 – HP names Fiorina chairman of the board.September 3, 2001 – Hewlett-Packard buys Compaq Computer Corp., a move orchestrated by Fiorina amid opposition from both the Hewlett and the Packard families. February 8, 2005 – Resigns as HP CEO.October 9, 2006 – Her memoir, “Tough Choices,” is published.October 2007 – Becomes a business commentator on the Fox Business Network.2008 – Serves as an economic adviser to Sen. John McCain during his presidential campaign.February 20, 2009 – Is diagnosed with breast cancer at age 54. November 2, 2010 – Loses her bid to unseat California Senator Barbara Boxer. She campaigns against US President Barack Obama’s Affordable Healthcare Act and abortion rights.2014 – Launches the Unlocking Potential Project, a political action committee that aims to inform women voters about conservative positions and issues.February 24, 2015 – Supporters launch Carly for America, a super PAC to support Fiorina’s presidential bid. May 4, 2015 – Announces her candidacy for US president, becoming the first declared female candidate to seek the Republican Party’s nomination.May 5, 2015 – Her book, “Rising to the Challenge: My Leadership Journey,” is published.February 10, 2016 – Suspends her candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination.March 9, 2016 – Fiorina endorses Texas Senator Ted Cruz for US president.April 27, 2016 – Cruz formally names Fiorina as his vice presidential running mate. Cruz suspends his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on May 3, 2016.September 8, 2017 – Announces she will not seek the Republican nomination for US Senate in Virginia’s 2018 election.March 2019 – Is appointed Distinguished Clinical Professor in Leadership at the Busch School of Business at The Catholic University of America.Former business executive Carly Fiorina speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa.Former business executive Carly Fiorina speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFormer business executive Carly Fiorina speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa.Hide Caption 1 of 15Fiorina prepares to speak to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa. Fiorina prepares to speak to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina prepares to speak to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa. Hide Caption 2 of 15Fiorina speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa.Fiorina speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015, in Waukee, Iowa.Hide Caption 3 of 15Fiorina greets guests at the Johnson County Republicans Spaghetti Dinner at Clear Creek Amana High School on April 24, 2015, in Tiffin, Iowa. Fiorina greets guests at the Johnson County Republicans Spaghetti Dinner at Clear Creek Amana High School on April 24, 2015, in Tiffin, Iowa. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina greets guests at the Johnson County Republicans Spaghetti Dinner at Clear Creek Amana High School on April 24, 2015, in Tiffin, Iowa. Hide Caption 4 of 15Fiorina, right, poses for a selfie with Joe Koberna at the Johnson County Republicans Spaghetti Dinner at Clear Creek Amana High School on April 24, 2015, in Tiffin, Iowa. Fiorina, right, poses for a selfie with Joe Koberna at the Johnson County Republicans Spaghetti Dinner at Clear Creek Amana High School on April 24, 2015, in Tiffin, Iowa. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina, right, poses for a selfie with Joe Koberna at the Johnson County Republicans Spaghetti Dinner at Clear Creek Amana High School on April 24, 2015, in Tiffin, Iowa. Hide Caption 5 of 15Fiorina speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit April 18, 2015, in Nashua, New Hampshire.Fiorina speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit April 18, 2015, in Nashua, New Hampshire. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit April 18, 2015, in Nashua, New Hampshire.Hide Caption 6 of 15Fiorina speaks during a forum on Capitol Hill March 16, 2015, in Washington. Fiorina spoke about what she calls the War on Women in politics.Fiorina speaks during a forum on Capitol Hill March 16, 2015, in Washington. Fiorina spoke about what she calls the War on Women in politics. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina speaks during a forum on Capitol Hill March 16, 2015, in Washington. Fiorina spoke about what she calls the War on Women in politics.Hide Caption 7 of 15Fiorina delivers remarks at a discussion called "Welcoming Every Life: Choosing Life after an Unexpected Prenatal Diagnosis, focusing on caring for children with Down Syndrome," organized by the Heritage Foundation and the National Review Institute in Washington on January 20, 2015.Fiorina delivers remarks at a discussion called "Welcoming Every Life: Choosing Life after an Unexpected Prenatal Diagnosis, focusing on caring for children with Down Syndrome," organized by the Heritage Foundation and the National Review Institute in Washington on January 20, 2015. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina delivers remarks at a discussion called “Welcoming Every Life: Choosing Life after an Unexpected Prenatal Diagnosis, focusing on caring for children with Down Syndrome,” organized by the Heritage Foundation and the National Review Institute in Washington on January 20, 2015.Hide Caption 8 of 15Fiorina concedes defeat to her rival Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, during a news conference at her Irvine campaign headquarters on November 3, 2010, in Irvine, California. Fiorina concedes defeat to her rival Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, during a news conference at her Irvine campaign headquarters on November 3, 2010, in Irvine, California. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina concedes defeat to her rival Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, during a news conference at her Irvine campaign headquarters on November 3, 2010, in Irvine, California. Hide Caption 9 of 15Fiorina, left, watches election results with granddaughter Kara Tribby, 7, in her hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, November 2, 2010, in Irvine, California. Fiorina, left, watches election results with granddaughter Kara Tribby, 7, in her hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, November 2, 2010, in Irvine, California. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina, left, watches election results with granddaughter Kara Tribby, 7, in her hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, November 2, 2010, in Irvine, California. Hide Caption 10 of 15Fiorina, left, puts on headphones before participating in a radio debate with incumbent U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, in Washington, as co-moderator Gabriel Lerner, metro editor of La Opinion, does the same at local public-radio affiliate KPCC studios September 29, 2010, in Pasadena, California. Fiorina, left, puts on headphones before participating in a radio debate with incumbent U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, in Washington, as co-moderator Gabriel Lerner, metro editor of La Opinion, does the same at local public-radio affiliate KPCC studios September 29, 2010, in Pasadena, California. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina, left, puts on headphones before participating in a radio debate with incumbent U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, in Washington, as co-moderator Gabriel Lerner, metro editor of La Opinion, does the same at local public-radio affiliate KPCC studios September 29, 2010, in Pasadena, California. Hide Caption 11 of 15Fiorina arrives for a news conference after participating in a debate with U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, in a radio debate hosted by La Opinion and public radio station KPCC on September 29, 2010, at the KPCC studios in Pasadena, California. Fiorina arrives for a news conference after participating in a debate with U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, in a radio debate hosted by La Opinion and public radio station KPCC on September 29, 2010, at the KPCC studios in Pasadena, California. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina arrives for a news conference after participating in a debate with U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, in a radio debate hosted by La Opinion and public radio station KPCC on September 29, 2010, at the KPCC studios in Pasadena, California. Hide Caption 12 of 15Boxer, left, and Fiorina, center, greet moderator Randy Shandobil, right, after a debate on the campus of Saint Mary's College September 1, 2010, in Moraga, California.Boxer, left, and Fiorina, center, greet moderator Randy Shandobil, right, after a debate on the campus of Saint Mary's College September 1, 2010, in Moraga, California. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerBoxer, left, and Fiorina, center, greet moderator Randy Shandobil, right, after a debate on the campus of Saint Mary’s College September 1, 2010, in Moraga, California.Hide Caption 13 of 15Fiorina, left, smiles with her husband Frank Fiorina, right, after casting their ballots at a polling place June 8, 2010, in Los Altos Hills, California. Fiorina, left, smiles with her husband Frank Fiorina, right, after casting their ballots at a polling place June 8, 2010, in Los Altos Hills, California. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina, left, smiles with her husband Frank Fiorina, right, after casting their ballots at a polling place June 8, 2010, in Los Altos Hills, California. Hide Caption 14 of 15Fiorina greets supporters after announcing her candidacy for U.S. Senate at Earth Friendly Products packaging plant on November 4, 2009, in Garden Grove, California. Fiorina greets supporters after announcing her candidacy for U.S. Senate at Earth Friendly Products packaging plant on November 4, 2009, in Garden Grove, California. Photos: Carly Fiorina's political careerFiorina greets supporters after announcing her candidacy for U.S. Senate at Earth Friendly Products packaging plant on November 4, 2009, in Garden Grove, California. Hide Caption 15 of 15Carly Fiorina gallery 1Carly Fiorina gallery 2carly fiorina gallery 3carly fiorina gallery 4carly fiorina gallery 5carly fiorina gallery 6carly fiorina gallery 7carly fiorina gallery 8carly fiorina gallery 9carly fiorina gallery 10carly fiorina gallery 12carly fiorina 13carly fiorina gallery 14carly fiorina gallery 15carly fiorina gallery 16

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