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R I S I N G L E A D E R S About Paige: Paige entered the industry when she joined Allured Business Media in 2004 as an account executive for Perfumer & Flavorist magazine. Currently, she is the associate publisher of the P&F brand and added two global industry events, the World Perfumery Congress and Flavorcon. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC). In 2010, her quest for personal and professional growth brought her from Chicago to New York City. She feels forever fortunate to be a part of this fascinating global business. If the whole world was listening and could understand, what would you tell them about the fragrance industry? The fragrance industry enhances the lives of countless people all over the globe, every day. From farmers in Haiti Paige Crist Associate Publisher, Allured Business Media Perfumer & Flavorist Magazine to factory workers in China, from chemists in the United States to perfumers in France, and from luxury consumers in Dubai and New York to emerging personal care shoppers in India and sub-Saharan Africa, fragrance creates jobs and moments of pleasure for billions. The fragrance industry’s social responsibility magnif ies its impact through agricultural partnerships, water recycling programs, “We are all connected. A single fragrance often contains numerous of raw materials from all over the world” educational and nutritional initiatives, and much more. In every way, the fragrance industry makes lives more stable and enjoyable. What is a lesson that applies to your life every day? We are all connected. A single fragrance often contains numerous of raw materials from all over the world. When you think of all the people and creative energy involved in the formulation of just one bottle of fragrance, you realize that we are all interdependent upon one another in a beautiful, magical, harmonious way. 8 F R A G R A N C E N O T E S S U M M E R / FA L L 2 0 1 7