Betsy is one of the most well-known education reformers in the United States, and her reformist career started from her college days itself. Betsy led many political organizations and parties at that time and even managed and spearheaded many student political campaigns. Even as the time has passed, and it’s been three decades since her college days, Betsy continues to be as enthusiastic about the reforms and changes in the changes she wants to bring in the society.
She was the leader of the Michigan Republic Party for more than six years and helped pass many bills for the betterment of the Michigan community and state. She also headed many different political action committees and continues to be the leading political contributor in the region, and constantly helps various political candidates who champion the same causes she feels for. Follow Betsy DeVos on twitter.com
Betsy DeVos’ husband is also active politically and ran for the election for the Governor of Michigan in 2006. Thus, it can be said without a doubt that DeVoses are true contributors to the modern day society and continues to do everything in their capacity to bring the positive changes in the society as the world moves ahead.
Betsy DeVos also co-chairs the firm started by Dick DeVos, Windquest Group. As a person who naturally thinks out-of-the-box, she has helped in taking the growth of Windquest Group to another level and also helped branch out its product and service portfolio. Even though Windquest Group is relatively young, the company has witnessed massive success under the leadership of Betsy and Dick DeVos.
One other facet of DeVoses for which they are well-known for in the country is their philanthropic efforts and generous contributions to many independent charities. Betsy DeVos holds the post of their family foundation named Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, which is linked to many NGOs, non-profit organizations, and charities that are working in the same sectors that DeVos wants to improve and better, which includes women empowerment, healthcare, education, and employment.
Some of the organizations that the Betsy DeVos and her family foundation are attached to includes Kids Hope USA, Mars Hill Bible Church, DeVos Institute for Arts Management, Foundation for Excellence in Education, and more. Under the Presidency of Donald Trump, Betsy DeVos holds the position of Education Secretary, which is a highly significant post that allows her to make the necessary reforms that the country is in dire need of in a constitutional manner. Check this article from New York Post
In a recent interview, it was revealed that Betsy and Dick DeVos has together contributed more than $139 Million in donations for various philanthropic efforts so far, and the count is only expected to rise in the years to come. Betsy DeVos is dedicated to bringing in the positive change in the school and education system in the country as she firmly believes that the country needs a system that allows all children to get a proper and standardized education.