Cordelia Westwater Robinson
With a B.A. in English, Cordelia Westerwater Robinson has held jobs in retail, marketing and advertising, and curation. She currently works for her family’s business, Westwater Company. Throughout her career, Corde has always found time to support her favorite causes such as Thurber House, Planned Parenthood of Central Ohio, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus Museum of Art, and Columbus Metropolitan Library.
Her passion to better our community coupled with her sense of humor and engaging attitude has made her legendary throughout central Ohio. She lists her career highlights as having an outhouse named in her honor in the Kingdom of Bhutan, setting a bakery on fire in Atlanta trying to bake a 6’ chocolate chip cookie, surviving a hippo attack in Botswana, and her work with Columbus Metropolitan Library.
Just a few of her accomplishments at the library include: past service on the Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation Board, co-chairing the Great Libraries Create Campaign Committee, and serving on nearly every Celebration of Learning Host Committee in its 25-year run.