February 13, 2013
WFFC Announces Recipients of the 2013 Scholarship Awards
NEPTUNE, NJ - Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce is pleased to announce the 2013 WFFC scholarship award recipients.
Lauren Musumeci is the 2013 recipient of the Rita Flynn Memorial Fragrance Scholarship Award. She is currently finishing her Master’s in Food Science at Cornell University. Musumeci’s accomplishments and passion to inspire and educate young women fully align with the goals of the WFFC. Her current involvement with Expanding Your Horizons focuses on encouraging young women to pursue careers in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.
Kayla Babbush is the 2013 recipient of the WFFC Flavor Scholarship Award. A freshman at Cornell University, Babbush is studying for a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and is focused on safety and contamination to prevent foodborne-illnesses. As a child, she was actively involved with her family-owned dairy business. Presently, along with a number of other student associations, she is the co-founder of Teens for Life which raises money for CPR and Automatic External Defibrillator trainings for high school students and faculty.
About the WFFC
The WFFC, Inc. was founded in 1982 by women employed in various capacities in the U.S. flavor and fragrance industry. This organization was borne out of a recognized need for a networking, education and support system for women in our industry. Our mission has been and remains to this day to provide a center of education, camaraderie, support and networking opportunities for women in our industry. Our membership encompasses women involved in sales, purchasing, customer service as well as technical careers.
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