Speaker Profile

Anna Cummins

Co-Founder and Director of Global Strategy

The 5 Gyres Institute

Anna Cummins received her undergraduate degree in History from Stanford University, and her Masters in International Environmental Policy from the Middlebury Institute for International Studies. Anna spent much of her early youth playing in Santa Monica stormdrains and exploring beaches, experiences that sparked her interest in the land-sea connection. Anna has spent the last 25 years working in the environmental field, in marine conservation, bilingual outreach, and sustainability education. She and her husband founded 5 Gyres in 2009, to stop the flow of plastic pollution from source to sea through science, education, and adventure.

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