Kelly Davis, B.A.

Mental Health America

Kelly Davis is the Associate Vice President for Peer and Youth Advocacy at Mental Health America (MHA) where she works to promote the expansion of peer support throughout health care. She also leads MHA’s young adult leadership initiatives that are focused on highlighting and expanding young adult-led programs that fill gaps in traditional mental health services and supports. 

She received her B.A. in Law and Society at American University and is currently pursuing her M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania.  In 2019, Kelly was awarded the Disruptive Innovator Award by the National Association of Peer Supporters (iNAPS), an award given to a young person making positive change in mental health through positive disruption. She is a certified yoga teacher and holds a certificate in Applied Positive Psychology from The Flourishing Center