Anna Cummins ­

5 Gyres Institute, Co­Founder & Global Strategy Director/Board Member

With more than 20 years experience in environmental non­profit work—including marine conservation, coastal watershed management, community relations, and bilingual and sustainability education—Anna Cummins is an expert in the field. Her “Synthetic Sea, Synthetic Me” TEDx talk has been viewed and shared by thousands. Anna received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University, and a MA in Environmental Policy from the

Middlebury Institute for International Studies.