Betsy DeVos is a businesswoman who has taken her love for improving the country to a whole new level. One of the things that DeVos is most passionate about is education, and to achieve her goals, has become the education minister of the country. She was appointed to this position after a tie breaking vote had to be cast, which was the first of its kind in the history of America. She was one of the primary candidates for this position owing to her passion and drive to improve the education system in the country. DeVos has always viewed education to be one of the factors that can drive the growth and development of the country as a whole, which is why the stress on improving it is something that DeVos is so passionate about.
Betsy DeVos has been part of numerous social movement to bring up the quality of schools in the country. She was one of the forerunners of the School Charter Movement, which was aimed at allowing individuals and people in business to start up their private schools in the country. There are a large number of public schools in the country, but most of them do not have all the necessary amenities to adhere to the development of the children coming there. By allowing private schools to be set up, people in these schools would have access to better infrastructure, better amenities and also a better level of education. These schools could set their curriculum, and make it so that the students who are gifted and good at subjects can have options to seek higher grades of education. As the Education Minister of the country, DeVos plans to implement this on a larger scale to improve the standard of schools in America.
DeVos is also considered to be one of the biggest philanthropists in the country along with her husband, Dick DeVos. She has always wanted to help people in whatever way she can and decided to put together a fund to help her achieve this goal of making a difference to individuals in society. She founded the DeVos Family Foundation, which contributed to organizations that were aimed at improving communities all over America.Education is also one of the main things that the fund stresses on, and DeVos has helped numerous children all over the country with this. The foundation offers scholarships to students coming from underprivileged backgrounds so that they can seek a higher level of education in private institutions. The DeVos Family Foundation also helps those who are passing out of MBA programs in the state of Michigan, so that they can have the resources to start up their business ventures and benefit the economy.