January Romero Reissman is not new to the philanthropy scene. She is the Executive Director for Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank, Fairfield County Community Foundation and she was previously at the Achievement First, New York University, U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
According to her latest endeavor’s website, Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank provides an opportunity for Palm Beach County youth to secure mentoring and funding for breakthrough community betterment projects.
Appearing on CBS 12, January spoke about how the competition opens Palm Beach County students in grades 7-12 and is encouraging the community to get involved and interact with philanthropist-investors. She said the idea is to get these young philanthropists-in-the-making focused on societal issues we face here in Palm Beach County.
Visit her Google Hangouts page to see some of the things January is involved with.