The 51-year-old billionaire businesswoman met the 44-year-old at a Houston education conference in 2011, where they struck up a friendship due to their similar interests.Fenty announced separation from Michelle, his wife of 15 years on January 14, 2013 and has reportedly started dating Jobs since later that year.It’s a short drive from the well-known Palo Alto to the less well-known one—a trip Laurene Powell Jobs has been making for more than 20 years.“It won’t take long,” she tells me as she pulls her Tesla away from her education-reform organization, Emerson Collective.
She married a brilliant, complicated man, nursed him through a terrible illness and stayed by his side to the end.
The "Housing First" program to provide permanent supportive housing for the city’s homeless was begun.
Under Fenty, 16 neighborhood and school playgrounds were opened and nine play courts and fields were completed.
Previous attempts to reform the schools, including one in 1996 where a D. financial control board took charge of the schools, had failed.
According to an insider, their friendship gradually turned into a "budding romance".