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Laurene Powell Jobs is an American business woman and also the founder of Emerson Collective. The Emerson Collective is an organization that handles policies for education, immigration reforms, social justice and environmental conservation. Jobs is also the president and founder of the Board of College Track, who prepare disadvantages children for college.
Jobs has many degrees to her name, including a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Stanford. Laurene Powell Jobs married Steve Jobs, the former CEO and founder of Apple Incorporated. The couple got married in 1991 and had a son that same year. Laurene and Steve Jobs had two more children, Erin who was born in 1995 and Eve who was born in 1998. Laurene also has one step-daughter, Lisa Brennan-Jobs.
Laurene and Steve Jobs were married for eleven years until the tragic death of Steve Jobs in 2011. Steve Jobs died quite young as a result of pancreatic cancer, a disease he had been struggling with for years. After his death, Laurene Power Jobs inherited her husbandís trust, the Steven P. Jobs Trust.
Even though Laurene Powell Jobs is extremely wealthy, she has always been quite involved in charity work. Powell Jobs founded a nonprofit organization called College Track. This organization aims to improve high school graduation, the amount of college enrolments and encourages unprivileged children to attend high school, college and university. Laurene Powell is also a member of the advisory board of Udacity, who aims to provide affordable education to all students in Stanford.
Many people believe that her wealth is mainly due to her husband Steve Jobs, however, she is a success in her own right. Her large amount of degrees and experience in the business world has certainly contributed to their success as a couple and will make all the difference for her future.