Meet our founder
Donna Lewis is a passionate and creative individual, born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Genisx is an idea birthed from her experience of being a first- generation college graduate and enduring many challenges. In pursuit of a more authentic path, Donna quit her near 80k salary job in corporate America to pursue her passions of being a musician and social entrepreneur.
She is committed to inspiring individuals to pursue their passions, while leading various projects that collectively challenge the status quo.
GENISX Inc is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, which comprise of three focus areas in effort to create a stronger & sustainable ecosystem for Gen Z, creatives and entrepreneurs. Focus areas include Research, Innovation Consulting and Arts+ Culture.
Through our unique assessment models, we strive to help colleges, universities and companies improve their approaches to prepare & retain Generation Z & First Generation College graduates.
Advocacy Research & Media
Staying informed about the challenges of first generation students & Gen Z'ers across the U.S is important. That is why we conduct our own research! Our upcoming Podcast Series will keep our audience informed on current events & its effect on our served community.
Arts + Culture
Every month we bring together young adults and creatives to network, be inspired by guest speakers, & showcast local artist & entrepreneurs.
Meet Our Team.
We are fortunate to have an intergenerational team, of talented creatives and professionals, who are passionate about advocating for young adults.
Luisa De Vogel
Social Media Strategist