Aug 27, 2021
REPLAY: Foster Care to Success With Lishone' Genovese
Play • 56 min

Lishone' Genovese is an award-winning entrepreneur who grew up in the NYC foster care system. She started her first business in 2007 and successfully sold it. Lishone' won her first business award in 2010. She currently owns and operates two businesses. One is a luxury skincare line, and the other is a business and wellness firm, where she helps small business owners make sure their businesses are set up correctly and help them scale when they are ready. She also has four college degrees, one of them being a law degree. 

Today, Lishone’ and I talk about 

  • Lishone’ shares her upbringing and what it was like being a kid in the New York foster system (4:56)
  • How old was Lishone’ when she entered into foster care (11:51)
  • How Lishone’ was able to go to law school (13:36)
  • How many foster care kids take advantage of the money they can get to go to college (16:39)
  • Lishone’ has 4 degrees, one being law. What are the others (18:20)
  • Her specialty as a lawyer (19:46)
  • Her daughter (27:30)
  • What catapulted Lishone’ to create a legacy (29:30)
  • What advice would Lishone’ give to foster care kids who want to be entrepreneurs (34:42)
  • Lishone’s luxury skincare line (39:05)

Don’t miss this inspiring, educational episode with Lishone’! 

Connect with Lishone’






Foster Care to Success 


PELL - https://studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types/grants/pell

Youth Communications 

Orphan Foundation of America 


Ways to connect with us:



@TheKAMProjectorg    @actionistalive    @whiskitwithflava 

YouTube - Whisk it with flAVA


Special Thanks To:

Rob Actis - For gifting The KAM Project Branding

Dan Lipton - For composing KAMcastKIDS & KAMcast music

Sara Mann - For KAMcastKIDS & KAMcast voiceovers 

Leah Bryant - Podcast Producer/Virtual Assistant


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