Betsy DeVos Pushes Ahead with Education and Philanthropic Work

Betsy DeVos, the Secretary of Education in President Trumps cabinet, has been an advocate for school choice, school vouchers, supported charter schools and has donated millions of dollars over the years to Christian schools in the state of Michigan. Betsy’s father is Edgar Prince, the billionaire owner of Prince Motor Parts. Because of her affluence, she has been able to devote a lot of time to charities and to non-profit causes to benefit Michigan and other areas.

Betsy has been a leader in business and politics. She has been a dedicated Republican for many years. She has served as President of the Michigan Republican Party, four times. She has been involved in supporting and promoting many different Republican candidates over the years.

DeVos is the former Chairman of The Windquest Group, an investment and management company in Michigan, owned by her family. She is very active in her community. She was the chairman of the American Federation for Children and The Philanthropy Roundtable. Betsy received a Bachelor’s Degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Check this related article from New York Post.

Betsy is married to entrepreneur, business man, and philanthropist Dick DeVos. They have four children and five grandchildren. Together they formed the DeVos Family Foundation that has donated millions of dollars over the years to education, healthcare issues, the arts and to promote justice. Because of their immense financial blessing, they support many educational programs for underprivileged children as well as health care issues. Much of their charitable giving is focus on organizations related to their Christian Faith.

Betsy DeVos has recently come under fire for her views on how the educational system of the United States should look, however, those who know her, are expecting good things to happen across the country. She is dedicated to improving the opportunities for children through the U.S. She is committed to improving the education for all American children. She has thick-skin and is not bothered by those who attack her. Recently, a good friend, Campbell Brown, stepped up, with support for her good intentions and her know-how. She claims DeVos is a born decision-maker and will do her position well. Visit dbdvfoundation.org to know more about their foundation.