|Born||February 18, 1986|
Burbank, California, U.S.
|Education||Santa Monica College|
Noelle Famera (born February 18, 1986) is an American activist, businesswoman, and former political candidate from Hawaii.
Famera was a candidate for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district in 2020. During her campaign, she advocated for a Universal Basic Income, data rights, climate change action, and Hawaiian rights.
Early life and education
Famera was born in 1986, in Burbank, California, and raised in Los Angeles, California. She was a twin, born to Todd Famera, a construction worker, and his wife Deborah Fog, a bill collector and assistant tax accountant. Famera attended a Lutheran school from elementary to junior high and was homeschooled throughout high school.
In 2007, Famera attended Santa Monica College, where she studied Business Marketing and Film Production.
In 2005, Famera became a certified massage therapist. In 2009, she started her a freelance business and also became a reverend at the Universal Life Church.
Famera started her political career by joining the Ron Paul 2012 presidential campaign as a volunteer who worked on outreach and marketing, while also helping to recruit more volunteers. Along with that, Famera was an activist for Data Rights during the SOPA/PIPA protests. In 2013, Famera was an advocate to stop Monsanto and to get a moratorium to stop the use of banned pesticides on Maui, Hawaii. A year later, Famera became the marketing coordinator for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary in Maui, Hawaii.
In 2016, Famera was the regional coordinator for the Green New Deal along with a volunteer for the Jill Stein 2016 presidential campaign.
Famera is the current precinct President of 23-2 on Oahu, Hawaii and was an active supporter of Tulsi Gabbard and Andrew Yang during the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries.
2020 primary election
Famera moved to Hawaii after college, where she opened a freelance business on the Island of Oahu, and she met her future husband, Christopher. She gave birth to her son, Elijah, in November of 2015 and she later married her now-husband, Christopher in 2016. She was married at the Sheraton Maui Hotel.
Famera has been a member of Sukyo Mahikari, a Japanese Dojo that practices a type of Christian Buddhist principles, since 2014, but was first introduced to Buddhist practices in 2008.
Famera helped her husband, Christopher, start his company called Eco Pro Hawaii in 2015, where they offer a wide variety of ecological services. In 2018, Famera received her Hawaii License for Life and Health Insurance, she used that license to open her most recent small business in Maui, Hawaii where she provides life and health insurance.
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