January 28, 2014




WFFC Announces Recipients of the 2014 Scholarship Awards


NEPTUNE, NJ - Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce is pleased to announce the 2014 WFFC scholarship award recipients. 


Sarah Warth is the 2014 recipient of the Rita Flynn Memorial Fragrance Scholarship Award.  She 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, 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 is the 2014 recipient of the WFFC Flavor Scholarship Award.  She is currently in her second year earning a doctoral degree in Human Nutrition at Cornell University.  In addition to her impeccable academic records, Akoh’s research in adolescent human nutrition has set her apart from other applicants.  Her long-term goal is to help millions of malnourished and undernourished people worldwide.


The WFFC has given out three additional scholarship awards to Emily Ball (Nutrition Studies - University of Minnesota), Renee Lalonde (Food Science - Kansas State University) and Joanna Godyla (Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing- Fashion Institute of Technology) for their excellent academic achievements, as well as overall contributions to their communities and the flavor and fragrance industry.






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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