Meet The Arabella Team

Gwenn Hollingworth

Associate Director

Gwenn Hollingworth is an associate director on Arabella’s Managed Organization team. Gwenn provides support to Arabella’s managed nonprofits, including the New Venture Fund, Windward Fund, and Hopewell Fund, all 501(c)(3) organizations, and the Sixteen Thirty Fund, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization. Gwenn provides operational support to a diverse portfolio of innovative social sector projects and liaises with philanthropic partners to develop, structure, and maximize the impact of these projects. Her portfolio covers a range of social issues, including civic engagement, the environment, advocacy, and education.

Gwenn joined Arabella with over a decade of experience in nonprofit management, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and philanthropy. She previously served as the CSR Fellow at the Hershey Company. At Hershey, Gwenn managed a variety of initiatives related to global sustainability strategy, measuring and evaluating impact, stakeholder engagement, corporate philanthropy, and sustainability governance. Gwenn also spent time at the Coca-Cola Company where she addressed questions of sustainability governance across the global supply chain. Prior to pursuing her MBA, Gwenn was a program associate at the International Center for Research on Women where she managed a diverse portfolio of grants focused on the social, economic, and legal issues affecting women and girls globally. Gwenn began her career as a program assistant in the Development and Public Affairs team at the International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region.

Gwenn, her husband, and kids represent the Washington, DC arm of the award-winning, family-owned Flying Lion Brewery based in Seattle, Washington.

Gwenn is a graduate of Bowdoin College and holds a master’s in business administration from George Washington University. She is a dual citizen of the United States and the United Kingdom.

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