Betsy DeVos is a very influential American businesswoman, philanthropist, and as of late – a politician. She was appointed to the position of United States Secretary of Education. She has been taking part in campaigns and events working as an organizer. Betsy DeVos has been occupying a variety of positions and has amassed more than three decades of professional experience.
Elizabeth Prince was born in January 1958. He parents are Edgar and Elsa Prince. Her father is the founder of the automobile parts supplier company Prince Corporation. Her home town is Holland in the state of Michigan. She attended the private Holland Christian High School and later attended Calvin College located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Both of those towns left a lifelong impression on Betsy DeVos, and she held a number of fundraising events to support many charities and political campaigns.
In terms of business, Betsy DeVos is at the position of Chairman working at Windquest Group which is a company that she and her husband founded in collaboration.
Betsy DeVos has been hugely active in the world of politics. She has held fundraising events to support several campaigns over the years. She has worked in politics as well spending six years the Michigan Republican Party. Her parents have also been extremely active in politics in terms of fundraising. Visit Betsy’s profile page on Facebook.
Betsy DeVos has been involved with the movement of voucher programs for schools since it was viewed as something radical. Currently, there are 33 schools in the united states that are using the voucher program. More than 250 000 students from those schools are using the program. The movement has been present for about fifty years. Since Betsy DeVos became Secretary of Education, she has been working towards the wider introduction of the of vouchers for private schools and other reforms related to education in the United States of America.
Over the course of her long career, Betsy DeVos has been a part of many organizations. Currently, she is a member of several boards – some local and some national. She is a member of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, Kids Hope USA, Mars Hill Bible Church, and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management.
Betsy DeVos and her husband Dick DeVos founded the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation. Betsy serves as the chairman of the foundation. Their organization is dedicated to supporting arts and educations, civic charities, and more. The organization has been helping a large number of academic institutions such as the University of Maryland College Park Foundation and the School of Missionary Aviation Technology. Visit betsydevos.com to know more about Betsy.