|Education:||BA, Western Washington University|
Certificate of Education, University of Oxford
Keli Carender is an American blogger credited with being the first Tea Party protest activist when she was the principal organizer of a protest of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on February 16, 2009.
Carender was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1981. She is a graduate of Western Washington University where she majored in mathematics and biology, and has a postgraduate certificate of education in secondary math from the University of Oxford. Carender founded and co-chaired the Seattle Sons & Daughters of Liberty. She has served in a variety of communications roles for conservative nonprofit organizations. She wrote her blog, "Redistributing Knowledge," under the pen name Liberty Belle.