VALENTINE JOSEPH - Founder and President


Our Founder and current President of JAYJ Foundation for Women and Children has been in the forefront and an advocate for women and children issues for many years.  Valentine has assisted hundreds of women and children with all types of issues ranging from navigating our health care systems, immigration services, and volunteering for numerous organizations that support women and children here in the United States and Haiti. As the former Director of Operations at the South Florida Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer foundation, Valentine was instrumental in ensuring that minority women, specifically Haitian women, understood the importance of early detection and screening of breast cancer. She also served as the Vice-President of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Palm Beach and Treasure Coast. For the past 13 years, Valentine has been a Senior Wish Grantor for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida and has granted over 50+ wishes to children suffering from life-threatening illnesses, including Sickle Cell. This past September, Valentine was honored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida and awarded the 2017 Volunteer Leadership Award. 

Valentine currently works in the golf industry and is also the Owner/President of PalmBeachVal Group, a multi-faceted business solutions and large scale events company in South Florida where she resides with her daughter, Kimberly. Valentine has a degree in Business Administration; is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker and Life and Health Insurance Agent. Valentine is the first Haitian-born to hold the coveted FIFA Match Agent License