Betsy DeVos is known to be one of the most progressive women in the United States, and her active contributions to the society whether it is regarding reforms or the charity work she engages in is phenomenal. She has proven herself as an innovator and a leader over the years, and the success she has achieved in making federal reforms in the field of education has been nothing short of extraordinary. Currently, she is in the cabinet of the United States President Donald Trump as Education Secretary and has helped in making many positive reforms in the country in the area of education.
Betsy DeVos has also served as the Chairman of the Windquest Group in the past, which is the company started by his husband, Dick DeVos. It is a privately held investment and financial management firm that helped the clients to manage their finances and invest in lucrative business and financing options. The company’s headquarters are located in Michigan, where Betsy DeVos is based. Betsy DeVos has been active in the field of politics for nearly four decades. In all these years, Betsy DeVos has played many vital leadership roles in the political action committees, political campaigns, and in the political organizations, she is attached to. Betsy DeVos has also been the chairman of Michigan Republican Party and has been elected to the position four times in the last thirty-five years.
Betsy DeVos is an active contributor to the society and has been the chairperson of the American Federation for Children. Betsy DeVos did her schooling from the Holland Christian High School and went on to complete her graduation in arts from the Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her husband is the famous entrepreneur and businessman, Dick DeVos. Betsy DeVos along with her husband has endeavored many social welfare and charity programs to empower local communities and reach out to the people in need.
Betsy and Dick DeVos are well-known philanthropists in the country and have till date given away over $139 million in charity donations. In 1989, Betsy and Dick started their family foundation through which they funnel most of their donations today. One of the primary focus of Betsy DeVos charitable donations and social contributions revolves around the field of education and helping people improve their lifestyle through high-impact initiatives in the local communities. Many education-based organizations are supported by Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, which includes the Partnership for Educational Justice, Success Academy Charter Schools, The Potter’s House, Alliance for School Choice and much more. Betsy DeVos believes that the American education system has many loopholes that need to be fixed to help the youth of today get the knowledge they need to compete globally in the years to come.
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