Climate Friendly Cuisine 2018 Panel Host – "Chew-sing" the Right Ingredients
Gwyneth Borden A lifelong lover of food being the granddaughter of farmers, Gwyneth joined the Golden Gate Restaurant Association (GGRA) as the Executive Director in February 2014. Prior to coming onboard, Gwyneth spent 10 years at IBM as the Manager of Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs. Gwyneth is also a Director of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and Commissioner, San Francisco Parking Authority, following six years of service as a Planning Commissioner for the City and County of San Francisco. Prior to IBM, Gwyneth was the Director of Government Relations for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, a legislative aide to then San Francisco Supervisor Gavin Newsom, and a staff assistant in U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer's office. Gwyneth is involved in a number of civic and philanthropic organizations and has received numerous awards for her leadership, including being named Forever an Influential Woman in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times in 2016, after being on their Influential list multiple years, and was previously recognized as an Industry Leader by Professional Business Women of California in 2013.