Betsy DeVos work history
We exist in a time where women have succeeded in professions that were previously termed impossible, especially for women. Many women have since broken this myth and excelled in their endeavors. Betsy DeVos is such a woman. Betsy DeVos is a businesswoman who is known due to her positive influence in various aspects of life. Be it in politics, business and philanthropy work.
Before her success, Betsy DeVos started to pursue her career earlier in life while she was still a student. She was in Calvin’s College where she studied arts. After completing schools, she worked for different companies serving in various positions. At the workplace, Betsy DeVos maintained high work ethics, and she had a reputation for being aggressive in her pursuance of excellence. Read more about her philanthropy at MLive.com.
Betsy DeVos assisted on various national and local councils. These boards include;
- The Art Prize
- The American Enterprise Institute
- The Foundation for Excellence in Education
- The Devos Institute of Arts Management
As at now, she is the Secretary of Education for the USA. In this position, Betsy DeVos has campaigned for equality in education among children. Furthermore, she has implemented the charter school system and the school choice system. These systems offer alternative education programs to enable a fair and conducive environment for school going children. Also, the charter school system provides quality education to a child as compared to the public education system.
Betsy DeVos has participated in many philanthropic activities. She founded the Betsy DeVos Family Foundation. She founded this organization with her husband, Dick Devos. The foundation is an organization that seeks to help people from her community improves their quality of life. Furthermore, this organization empowers people from her community in the following areas; justice, arts, education, and leadership. The arts prize which was found by her son recognizes excellence in arts from people from her community and all over the world.
Also, she financially helps artists from her community to be able to innovate and show their work to the world. She does this through her organization, the Devos Institute of Arts Management. This institute empowers artists by training, supporting and instilling a sense of leadership in them. Through this organization, many youths have been able to benefit and show their art to the world.
The Neurocore centers
The Neurocore centers are facilities that offer biofeedback therapy to people with disabilities, specifically deficit disorders and autism. Both Betsy and her husband Dick Devos are on the board of this organization. They have funded these centers to increase research on brain disorders and help people suffering from these diseases lead a quality life. Visit the website U.S. Department of Education to know more.