WFFC Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Glen Rock, NJ – Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) is pleased to announce the 2019 WFFC scholarship award recipients.

Diane Lachhman is the 2019 recipient of the Rita Flynn Memorial Fragrance Scholarship Award. She is currently set to graduate this spring with a Bachelor’s degree in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC. Diane has interned and volunteered for a variety of organizations including the Fragrance Foundation, Look Good Feel Better, Pour le Monde Parfums and Glow Concept. Her further goals include to achieve a Master’s degree in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management.

Madeleine Bee is the 2019 recipient of the WFFC Flavor Scholarship Award. She is a PhD candidate in Food Science at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Madeleine’s research has centered in flavor chemistry specifically with SPME, GC-MS analytical techniques. She has collaborated with E&J Gallo implementing work for quality control of grapes on an industrial scale. Additionally, Madeleine has volunteered with organizations including Cornell’s Graduate and Professional Women’s Network and developed a high school-level curriculum to integrate flavor chemistry labs into traditional chemistry classes to improve safety and expose students to food science.

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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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