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3 Secrets you didn't know about Alice Walton, the richest woman in the world

1. She didn't start working in the family business

Alice graduated with a Bachelors degree in Art and Science from Trinity University in San Antonio,Texas.Unlike her brothers Alice did not go into family business.She entered the world of finance and economics instead.Her first job was as an equity analyst for First Commerce Group.She worked as a broker for E.F.Hutton.Alice started an investment bank in 1988 but soon folded with decline in the market the following year.Alice is the vice chairperson for Arvest Bank Group.

2. Alice,the art lover

The Walton Family Foundation,a non profitable organisation founded the Crystal Bridges Museum of Art 2005 and opened in 2009 in the Bentonville,Arkansas.The museum was founded to celebrate American Art and to educate.The museum is unique in design and incorporates the beauty of Nature in its design to compliment the nearby Crystal Bridges natural spring.

3. Philanthropist

Alice Walton is known as a philanthropist and has volunteered for many charitable cases.

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