Betsy DeVos is a well-known philanthropist in the United States and serves as the Education Secretary in the U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration. Betsy DeVos is the wife of the well-known and successful businessman, Dick DeVos, who is also a famous philanthropist and son of Richard DeVos, co-founder, and owner of Amway Corporation. Betsy DeVos has known from the very young age that the way to change the society and make the permanent transformation of our communities is in politics and political campaigns. She has been involved in the policy from the time she was a college student and headed many political campaigns as a student leader during her college days.
As a resident of Michigan, she initiated and spearheaded many political campaigns for the welfare of the Michigan communities. She even headed the influential Michigan Republic Party for over half a decade and led to the approval of many development bills for the state. As one of the leading political contributors in Michigan, Betsy DeVos has supported many of the political candidates in the country supporting the causes she believes in. Dick DeVos has also been in politics for a while, and thus, it can be said without a doubt that DeVoses has played an active role in bringing the much needed positive change in the society they serve in through whichever way they can.
Betsy DeVos is also the co-founder of Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, which is regarded as one of the leading philanthropic organizations in the country. The foundation is well-connected to numerous charities and agencies that work for society and community welfare. Over the years, the family foundation is known to have rehabilitated millions of people and has donated millions in support of the causes Betsy and Dick work for. Some of the major causes that Betsy DeVos supports through her family foundation are women empowerment, education reforms, healthcare, economic development, and more. The couple has collectively donated over 139 million so far in their lifetime, and it is expected that the figure is soon going to be crossed.
Some of the major organizations that are linked with the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation are Kids Hope USA, DeVos Institute of Arts Management, Mars Hill Bible Church, and Foundation for Excellence in Education, and much more. As the Education Secretary of the country now in Trump’s administration, Betsy DeVos is helping bring some very significant education reforms in the country that would contribute to making education more accessible and affordable. Moreover, there were many fundamental changes that the education system of the country needed for a long time, which Betsy DeVos is determined to implement now with the support of the people. As education forms the basis of growth and economic development of the country, Betsy DeVos is working hard to ensure that education system of the country is well-evolved and organized to face the challenges of tomorrow.
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