Rachel Zoe Raises Awareness for HIV Vaccine

VIDEO: Celebrity stylist lends her voice to the Abzyme Research Foundation.

Fortunata Kasege is telling her story through celebrity stylist  Rachel Zoe's mouth. The juxtaposition of Kasege's voice and words and Zoe's face are part of a new celebrity campaign for the Abzyme Research Foundation, a group that hopes to raise awareness for the possibility of a future vaccine for the virus.

"I left my home and family in Tanzania and came to the United States. I was going to be a journalist," Kasege, who is unseen, says as Zoe moves her mouth to the words.

"I learned I was HIV positive when I was pregnant with my baby girl," she says. "Thanks to my treatment … she was born HIV negative."

Zoe is the first celebrity face to appear in the campaign.

The celebrities will be released month by month.

Zachary Barnett, a spokesperson for ARF, said another big name will be revealed in a few weeks.

"We will aiming to do more interesting [disparities] between the speaker and the celebrity," he said.

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