Mayor Ed Lee
Alaska Airlines’ business presence in San Francisco is growing, as are their philanthropic endeavors.
The February 1st opening of the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay was recently celebrated with a spectacular black tie event with more than 950 guests. The Champions Gala featured appearances by Tim McGraw, Kevin Spacey, the Oakland East Bay Symphony conducted by Michael Morgan, Vocal Rush, Alizma Violon Trio, and Tyia Wilson. During the event, angel investor and philanthropist Ron Conway announced a $40 million donation from himself, wife Gayle and sons Ronny, Topher and Danny, to help fund the new outpatient medical building at the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.
The 2013 Build Gala raised $1.5 million, with guests including Marissa Mayer, Jack Dorsey, Aaron Levie, Megan Quinn, and other leaders of San Francisco philanthropy and technology.
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation recently held its eighth annual “Heroes & Hearts” awards luncheon.
Step Into My Green World, an online green and healthy living platform founded by Sophie Azouaou, has recently launched to provide a national platform
The new Zynga headquarters in San Francisco recently opened its doors for Fortune Magazine to celebrate the 2011 Fortune 40 Under 40 list, which highlights business’s hottest rising stars under 40 years of age.