For members of the beauty industry, nothing says holiday good tidings like the CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) Foundation Beauty of Giving Luncheon. The annual event brings members of the industry together to celebrate the season, but even better, to raise money for Cancer and Careers, the leading support organization for women and men undergoing cancer treatment, while continuing to work and maintain their careers. Founded by CEW in 2001, Cancer and Careers is “considered the leader in the field,” said Carlotta Jacobson, president of CEW.
“The second question that patients ask after being diagnosed with cancer is ‘how am I going to continue to work,’” Jacobson said during her
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Following the footsteps of the L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science, which recognizes outstanding women researchers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.), L’Oréal USA launched a new website called For Girls in Science, where “girls can explore, discover, and achieve in the world of S.T.E.M.” The purpose is to inspire and empower girls to pursue S.T.E.M. careers through the websites plethora of videos of women scientists on the job, a career personality quiz, facts on famous women in S.T.E.M., career opportunities, and summer and weekend camps. The website aims to show young girls that science, technology, engineering, and math are useful, pra
The entrepreneurial spirit behind some of our favorite beauty brands was honored by Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) at the organization’s 37th Annual Achiever Awards luncheon held on Monday, November 12, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The awards recognized the powerhouses behind Bond No 9, Fresh, and CoScentrix, as well as a Nordstrom executive.
“I love this event and everything it represents, honoring women from big and large companies, who have devoted their lives to the beauty industry,” stated Carlotta Jacobson, president of CEW, who spoke to a full house, even though the event had been rescheduled because of Hurricane Sandy.
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In 1996, Joan Lasker was in an enviable position. She took early retirement from her position as Vice President, Corporate Public Relations at L’Oréal USA, and moved her family from New York to Santa Fe. The plan was to ski, play tennis and take long lunches. But the old cosmetic industry siren call soon arose and Joan found herself developing a product that she knew was sorely missing from the market – an instant liquid hair color for touching up gray roots. Wearing jeans and cowboy boots instead of stilettos and power suits, Joan, from her new home in Santa Fe, founded ColorMetrics, launching ColorMark, a liquid temporary hair color to touch up gray roots in 2003. An award wi