In today’s era, more and more women continue to enjoy the luxuries that once remained exclusive to men. Both historically and systematically, women have remained disenfranchised from numerous processes of society. Moreover, these women have remained marginalized. During this time, men considered women as a form of property. Also, women played traditional roles such as caretakers and subservient housewives during this time. Fortunately, times have changed. To expound further, women continue to fight for their equal rights. Moreover, they continue to get closer to their goals every year. In particular, women such as Hillary Clinton have defied the stereotypical roles of women and won the popular vote during her presidential campaign. In parallel, other women have also opened doors for their gender. With that being said, Betsy DeVos remains one of these women.
For those unaware, Betsy DeVos remains a sophisticated and educated business professional. Today, her worth remains valued in the billions. Also, Betsy DeVos remains the daughter of a billionaire. As a woman of Dutch ancestry, Betsy DeVos grew up in a privileged and nurturing household. Aside from being raised by two great parents, Betsy DeVos also remained a devout Christian. Due to her religious beliefs, Betsy stayed out of trouble and she remained able to practice Christianity. As a member of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, Betsy DeVos tirelessly serves her community. Furthermore, Betsy DeVos used the values that she learned in church and applied them to the real world. Also, DeVos hails from an educational background.To expound further, she attended Calvin College located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. During her tenure at Calvin College, Betsy earned a bachelor’s degree.
Moreover, Betsy remained an outspoken student. To expound further, she remained actively involved in politics pertaining to her campus. According to Forbes, the DeVos family remains one of America’s wealthiest families in America. To remain exact, their net worth hovers around $5.4 billion dollars. Since the 1980s, DeVos has remained a loyal Republican. In fact, she became a delegate at the Michigan Republican Party. Moreover, she remains popular withing her party. For sixteen consecutive two-year terms, DeVos remained elected within her party.Due to her favorability in the Republican Party, DeVos currently holds the position as the United States Secretary of Education. Moreover, Betsy DeVos has held numerous high-profile positions such as being a chairwoman. Aside from her business successes, Betsy has remained a prolific philanthropist. Since the 1980’s, DeVos and her family have donated over $139 million to charitable causes. As a result, her family ranks among America’s top philanthropist. In particular, Betsy remains an advocate for education. Due to her views and regarding education, DeVos has garnered the support of her political party.