Betsy and Dick DeVos are a popular couple from the United States. They are known in the country due to their philanthropic activities that they have been undertaking in the country. The couple have been very generous to initiatives that are meant to make the lives of others in the country better. Betsy DeVos is the current secretary of education in the country. She was appointed to the position due to his relentless efforts to push educational reforms in the country. She has played a great role in the country’s educational sector. She has particular been keen on the choice of schools that children attend.
Betsy DeVos is married to Dick DeVos and they have been blessed with two children. Betsy and Dick have a family foundation that they founded. The family foundation is known as Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation. This is the foundation that they have been using to support various initiatives in the country. The foundation has so far spent more than $139 million in various charity initiatives. A large chunk of the contributions made by this family usually go towards supporting educational reforms in the country. The foundation is ranked as one of the biggest in the country. It is ranked number 24 in the country.
Betsy have been an advocated of reports in the education sector for a very long time. She has been advocating for children in the country to be give equal opportunities when it comes to access to quality education. Betsy is of the opinion that every child in the United States should be given an equal chance to education. This is the reason she has spent millions of dollars in giving scholarships to students from low income families. Through the family foundation, there have been numerous initiatives that have been undertaken to ensure that the poor students also get access to good education just like the students from well off families.
Betsy who is now the secretary of education is expected to push the agendas that she has been advocating while outside the government. The initiatives that she has been supporting together with her husband has not only been about scholarships. Together they have sponsored establishment of a school in Michigan. The aviation school is one of the best in the country. The family has also bought a plane for the aviation school to ensure that the students of the institution get access to quality education. He has managed to bring many prominent people into the fundraising events. People like George Bush and other prominent professionals in the aviation industry have been part of the events which have made the aviation school one of the best in the country.
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