Basic Info

Name:
Cornelia Guest
Contributor Status:
Native AdVice
Initial Contribution Date:
08/31/2014
Primary Location:
New York, NY, USA

Career Info

Primary Industry:
Non-Profits / Philanthropy
Personal Career Headline:
Founder of Cornelia Guest Events and Cornelia Guest Cookies
Business Description (One-Liner):

Philanthropist

Experience Timeline:
21-30 years of work experience

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Career Snapshot:

Cornelia Guest has been passionate about animals and nature since she was a child. Her passion is reflected in every aspect of her life including her philanthropy, animal activism, and business enterprises.

In 2009 she founded Cornelia Guest Events and Cornelia Guest Cookies, catering high-end charity and  entertainment events with healthy, vegan dishes. Her mission is to encourage and inspire people to be conscious of the diet choices they make in their daily lives.

Daughter of American fashion icon CZ Guest and polo champion Winston Frederick Churchill Guest, Cornelia has been able to use her media attention and professional contacts to support Humane Society of New York, and was named by Donna Karan as one of the Women Who Inspire. Cornelia is also an advocate for New Yorkers for Marriage Equality and hosted their fall 2010 event with Mayor Bloomberg.

What Else To Know

One food and drink on earth, what would you choose?:

Red Wine & Cornelia Guest Cookies

What literature is on your bed stand?:

Moveable Feast, Hemmingway – my favorite. Also Rita Mae Brown’s Nine Lives to Die.

Tell Us More:

Define a great philanthropist. 

Any person that has passion & love for the philanthropy that they are involved.

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