Dick and Betsy DeVos are better known in the business circles for their philanthropy work. The couple has been on the frontline in ensuring that the education sector benefits from a change in policies. The couple has also been actively involved in the Republican politics. Betsy and Dick have entrenched within themselves a culture of donating for positive courses in the American society and the world as a whole. The Betsy and Dick DeVos family are acclaimed for the role it plays in ensuring that the society is just to everyone.
One of the major sectors that Betsy DeVos has chosen to focus her philanthropic work in is the education industry. The positive contribution of Betsy to communities earned her a nomination to the cabinet of Trump’s administration as the Education Secretary. Betsy fits well in her new role because she has already covered a lot of ground in trying to ensure that the education sector is reformed.
Throughout her career in business and activism, Betsy DeVos has always been vocal about the need for equal opportunities for all children in the United States. The family has always kept its contributions known so that the transparency of the Betsy and Dick DeVos foundation can be maintained. The donations made by Betsy and her husband are meant to benefit the needy in the society.
In as much as Betsy DeVos and her husband have contributed to the growth of education in the United States, their concept of charter schools has attracted criticism from different quarters. There are those who feel like charter schools invade the space of public schools. Despite these allegations, Betsy and Dick DeVos have remained steadfast in their quest for the popularization of choice schools.
The couple draws a lot of strength from the faces of happy parents once their children manage to develop their talents in choice schools.
Betsy’s husband is the son of Amway Richard DeVos. He prides himself on the success he has achieved running his father’s firm. The company deals with the distribution of fast-moving consumer goods. Dick DeVos was the CEO of Amway for close to a decade. He left the company in the year 2002 to pursue his ventures in the business world. Dick DeVos has tried his hand in politics by contesting for the gubernatorial seat in Michigan. He never got to win the seat, but he realized that many people shared the same leadership ideals like his.
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