Mental Health America Project Lead
Kelly Davis is a person with lived experience and the Associate Vice President of Peer and Youth Advocacy at Mental Health America, where she works on the expansion of peer support and young adult leadership. Driven by the failures and barriers she experienced in youth mental health and higher education, she is passionate about lived experience-driven programs, policies, organizations, and research. She recently earned her master's degree in Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania where she served as a research assistant in the Perelman School of Medicine studying lived experience perspectives of inpatient psychiatric units. She is currently pursuing a certificate of specialization in mental health leadership from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.