Betsy DeVos has been dedicated to philanthropy, politics, and business for many years. She recently became the 11th Secretary of Education in the United States of America.
Over the years Betsy DeVos has been involved in a significant number of political fundraising events. She has been both a participant and a host. Her leadership nature has allowed her to be a skilled project coordinator and team manager regardless of the size of the groups. Betsy DeVos has been a supporter of the republican political party for many years, and in the February of 2017, she was appointed by the republican President Donald Trump to be the Secretary of Education over the course of his presidency. Betsy DeVos has had some previous experience in the field of politics. Her last position was of the Chair of the Michigan Republican Party, being in office from 2003 up until 2005. Betsy DeVos held the same position from 1996 to the year 2000.
At her current position of US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has been very active in reinforcing a school voucher program which would enable students to attend a private school using public funding. Betsy DeVos has also been an avid proponent of grading systems and school choice, among else. She has been a supporter of these things since long ago when the ideas were first conceived and shared to the public decades ago.
Betsy DeVos has an advocate of the education in the US for many years. Her charitable contributions have been directed predominantly to academic institutions such as schools and colleges. Betsy DeVos has been supporting Christian schools as well. She attended the Christian school in her hometown – Holland, Michigan.
A couple of decades ago, Betsy DeVos established a charity foundation together with her husband – businessman and fellow philanthropist Richard DeVos. The called the organization The Dick and Betsy Family Foundation. The couple is leading the group. The Dick and Betsy Family Foundation was created with the purpose of supporting education and arts, as well as social justice, and so on. Through The Dick and Betsy Family Foundation, the couple has donated millions of dollars. Both Richard DeVos and Betsy DeVos make donations individually as well as through their Foundation.
Betsy DeVos has been serving for a handful of years at a couple of boards along with her other responsibilities. In the aspect of business, Betsy DeVos is a part of the team of leaders of Windquest Group which was founded personally by her husband Richard DeVos a handful of years ago. Betsy DeVos, originally Elizabeth Prince, comes from a family of business people and entrepreneurs, Her parents and grand[arents are also known for their work in business and involvement in philanthropic activities. Read more articles at MLive about Betsy.