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L'Oréal USA Women in Digital Honors Female Tech Leaders

Posted: July 19, 2012

The L'Oréal USA Women in Digital program recognized five women leading groundbreaking digital companies that focus on how technology is revolutionizing the beauty industry during the NEXT Generation awards ceremony in New York. The L’Oréal USA Women in Digital "NEXT Generation Award" honors the most promising female entrepreneurs in digital technology.

"At L’Oréal, women are at the heart of our business and play a fundamental role in the company's success in the U.S. and worldwide," commented Frederic Roze, president and CEO, L’Oréal USA. "The Women in Digital program is a natural extension for L’Oréal USA, as we want to continue our lineage of celebrating and empowering women who will be essential to the growth of our company."

The winners of the 2012 L’Oréal USA Women in Digital "NEXT Generation Awards" are:

Additionally, five finalists were named L’Oréal Women in Digital Honorees including: Sophia Kim, founder and CEO, Tellagami; Melody McCloskey, CEO, StyleSeat; Sarah Paiji, co-founder and CEO, Snappette; Janelle Shaffer, founder, My Best Friend's Hair; and Cheryl Yeo, co-founder, City Pockets.

"Having so many distinguished women involved with this initiative is a testament to our honorees and the community of women making strides at the intersection of beauty and technology," stated Rachel Weiss, L’Oréal USA’s VP of digital strategy and innovation.