She calls them “nobody’s children,” for she was once one of them. Unwanted at birth, tossed around to over 30 foster homes, Regina Louise didn’t have much of a childhood while suffering at the hands of the families in the foster care system.But she lived to tell the tale and has recreated the dramatic details of her triumphant life in her best-selling memoir, Somebody’s Someone. Featured on The CBS Early Show and NPR’s “All things Considered,” Louise has become an advocate for at-risk children and Lifetime television turned her life into a movie in 2007.Her story is one of a child who prevails against all odds, whose resilience shines through each attempt to break her. Through her sheer determination to not only survive, but to thrive, Louise’s journey to adulthood is ultimately one of optimism and inspiration.Now a successful businesswoman, Louise finally became a wanted child when she was “adopted” by the one woman who had believed in her decades ago. With a voice filled with raw emotion, shocking honesty and pure lyricism, Louise speaks out for those children who have no voice. A true definition of hope, she shares her powerful message that love is never wasted and that every foster child needs a constant presence in his or her life, a lasting connection well beyond childhood.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Regina Louise and other top speakers and celebrities.