Fragrance Notes Issue 1, 2019 - Page 34

MEETINGS & EVENTS Fragrance Creators Promotes Perfumery in DC and Beyond Fragrance Creators Association represented the fragrance industry at the Women’s Congressional Policy Institute’s 2019 Gala, held February 27, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The nonpartisan public policy organization’s mission is to bring women policymakers together across party lines to advance issues of importance to women and their families. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi welcomed attendees and applauded the record- breaking number of women elected to the 116th Congress. Pictured right, left to right: Darrel Jodrey, Executive Director, Federal Affairs, Johnson & Johnson; Representative Madeline Dean (D-PA); Connie Morella, former U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and former Congresswoman (R-MD); and Farah K. Ahmed, President & CEO, Fragrance Creators. Fragrance Creators connected with dermatologists and skincare professionals at the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, held March 1-5, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Left to right: Dr. Jeanine Downie, Dr. Elizabeth Hale, Dr. Tina Alster, Farah K. Ahmed, Darrel Jodrey, and Dr. Diane Bursen. “Fragrance is a known mood enhancer,” said Dr. Alster. “I use it in my office to relax my patients for treatment.” 34 | FRAGRANCENOTES.ORG | Issue 1, 2019