Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) has awarded its 2014 scholarships, with Sarah Warth named the recipient of the Rita Flynn Memorial Fragrance Scholarship Award. Warth is enrolled in a dual Master’s program, one for business and management at the University of Padua, Italy, the other for science and technology at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in France. Demonstrating her passion for the art of fragrance creation, Warth took unpaid internships at two top fragrance houses in the world—Givaudan and IFF.
Christine Akoh (Cornell University) is the 2014 recipient of the flavor scholarship award. Additional scholarships were presented to Emily Ball (University of Minnesota), Renee Lalonde (Kansas State University) and Joanna Godyla (Fashion Institute of Technology).
In addition, WFFC has announced its 2014 general board of directors. The officers are: President—Celine Roche (Mane USA), Vice President—Amy Marks-McGee (Trendincite LLC), Secretary—Bea Hornedo (Bontoux), and Treasurer—Kathryn Bardsley-Murano (IFF). The board members include: Anne Marie Api (RIFM), Dolores Avezzano (Independent), Gillian Bleimann (Berje Inc.), Patricia Halle (Ungerer & Co), Joan Huang (Symrise Inc.), Joanne Kennedy (IFF), Cathianne Leonardi (Allen Flavors), Erica Lermond (The John D. Walsh Company), Jeanine Pedersen (Takasago International), Alpa Roman (Flavor & Fragrance Specialties)