Transcript of 2021 Awardee Kelly Danielpour Video

2021 Awardee Kelly Danielpour Video


There’s a Jewish value intent that is always very much spoken to me, Kol Yisrael Arevim Ze Ba’Ze, all of us taking responsibility for one another. It is my motivator and my inspiration for the work I do.

Vaccines are so key to our future and the health and prosperity of everyone around us, but misinformation has become extraordinarily pervasive.

So many teenagers want to be vaccinated, but they don’t have a choice. This is solely their parents’ decision, and it is such a difficult conversation to have with a parent.

VaxTeen feels a very important void by focusing on educating and empowering young people. With vaccine ambassadors all across the country, we are providing easy-to-understand, accurate, science-based information and the support to get vaccinated.

I am so proud of the impact we’ve had and I’m constantly inspired. So many teenagers feel this immense sense of responsibility to protect themselves and their communities.