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New IFSCC President Carmina Casas announces plans for 2023-24



“It is both a privilege and a challenge to be serving as IFSCC President for 2023-24. A privilege to be representing this wonderful international organisation and a challenge as there is so much that I want to do in this one short year. I will be focusing on:

  • Enhanced Collaboration: Fostering collaboration with external organizations, and industry partners as well as societies to strengthen the impact of IFSCC initiatives and research.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Promoting diversity and inclusion within IFSCC to ensure a broader range of perspectives and voices are heard.
  • Digital Transformation: Embracing digital technologies to enhance communication, education, and engagement among IFSCC members.
  • Young Scientist Engagement: Envisioning our programs and initiatives to engage young scientists and professionals in cosmetic science, encouraging their active participation and leadership within IFSCC.
  • Global Outreach: Expanding our global reach by considering new regions for conferences and events.
  • Member Benefits: Continuously assessing and enhancing the benefits offered to IFSCC members (eg access to research, networking opportunities, educational resources).
  • Sustainability Initiatives: Going beyond sustainability goals and actively implementing green practices within IFSCC operations and adopting a more rational approach in our activities.
  • Public Awareness: Increasing public awareness of the important role cosmetic science plays in society, emphasizing the safety and innovation behind cosmetic products.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Identifying and establishing strategic partnerships with organizations that share common goals
  • Long-Term Planning: Incorporating several task forces currently analysing various aspects to formulate a long-term strategy that delineates IFSCC direction and priorities for the coming years, guaranteeing continuity and sustainable expansion.

“As I say, there is much to do but I’m very excited and I look forward to working with our amazing IFSCC Praesidium on all these important areas.”

Carmina Casas, IFSCC President 2023-24