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Thursday Night at CEW
April 29, 2016
  • Rebecca Nellis, Chief Mission Officer, CEW Foundation; Kate Sweeney, Executive Director, CEW Foundation; Carlotta Jacobson, President, CEW; Lisa Klein, Senior Vice President, CEW and Ellen Lennon, Director of Beauty Merchandising, QVC
  • Event hosts Laurie Dowley, Perfect Corp. and Thia Breen, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
  • CEW and CEW Foundation Board members at the Beauty with Benefits Shopping Party
  • Heidi Manheimer, Chairwoman, CEW Foundation and Jean Zimmerman, President, JHZ Creative Management, Inc.
  • Terry Darland, President, NA, Christian Dior and Nancy Schmidt, Omni GVP, DMM, Cosmetics, Trend & Prestige, Macy’s Inc.
  • Diane Nicholson, President, Beauty, Fashion & Sports, The NPD Group and Karyn Rubin, Director, The NPD Group
  • Sally Skidmore, ‎Executive Director, Business Development, RPG and Ellen Friedman, Executive Vice President, RPG
Thia Breen and Laurie Dowley (the best hostesses in beauty) invited fellow CEW board members and their friends to our first Annual Beauty with Benefits Shopping Party to, as Laurie said, “Buy, buy, buy!!!!!!”

This fabulous and generous group gathered at CEW's offices to buy products that their companies--and other leading names in beauty--donated to benefit Cancer and Careers. What a turnout. "Now that is what I call sisterhood!” Laurie commented.

In case you forgot, the QVC and CEW presents Beauty with Benefits broadcast supports CEWF’s Cancer and Careers program, the number one resource for working people with cancer. The event, now in its fourth year, has raised over $3 million for the organization to-date.
P&G Takes on the Wage Gap
April 14, 2016
P&G Takes on the Wage Gap
Congrats to P&G for raising awareness of the pay gap for women in their new ad. Brilliant. Click here to view.
One to Watch: Unilever’s Tamara Rogers
April 07, 2016
One to Watch: Unilever’s Tamara Rogers
Tamara at CEW’s Newsmaker Forum: "Unilever’s Beauty Power Play" event on March 29
Tamara Rogers is EVP, Personal Care, USA, Unilever. A new face in beauty, we predict Tamara will be a major force in the industry.

Born in Africa, raised in the UK, she now lives in Manhattan on the Upper West Side. She’s married with two boys, Cecily and Gabriel.

At Unilever for 20 years, she was behind the company’s dry spray revolution, as SVP Global Deodorants. She replaced Gina Boswell, who was promoted and moved to the UK.

Tamara now leads Unilever’s multi-billion dollar U.S. Personal Care portfolio. Hair, Skin Cleansing, Skin Care and Deodorant are her domain.

Her track record of growing businesses around the world includes significant time spent in Europe, and substantial experience in Asia and Africa.

She’s also an advocate for the development of young leadership. Tamara is one to watch.

About Carlotta

Hello, I’m Carlotta Jacobson, President of CEW. The beauty industry is one of the most dynamic industries in this world. Luckily, I have the amazing opportunity to network with its talented movers and shakers, and attend many of its educational and charitable events.

We started @CarlottaConnected to give you an inside look at the beauty industry I connect with both professionally and personally. I hope I’m able to give you some insights and access with this blog—as well even more reasons to admire the leaders in our industry.

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