Betty Bauer is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. She serves on the boards of Waco Foundation, Communities in Schools, Caritas, Inspiracion Waco, MCC Foundation, WISD Education Foundation and Planned Parenthood. Betty and her family are also actively involved in the organizations, Talitha Koum and Habitat for Humanity. Betty has been honored for her volunteerism, including the Associated Fundraising Professionals Philanthropist of the Year in 2019 with her husband Benjy. Betty has been a founding member of Women United since its inauguration in 2017.