Sarah Vickery, Ph.D.

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Sarah Vickery, Ph.D., is the Vice President of Scientific Communications for the Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) Research & Development and was recently named ELC Fellow in recognition of her functional expertise. In this role, she develops strategic corporate and branded credentialing strategies and spearheads new partnerships with research and media institutions, such as Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Nature Research, and Scientific American. Sarah is responsible for scientific storytelling and visual asset creation, including scientific illustrations & animations, benefit visualization and demo creation across brands. Prior to joining ELC, Sarah was hired as an Analytical Chemist by Procter and Gamble and later established Scientific Communications for Global Color Cosmetics. She leveraged multiple national and international TV appearances as beauty science expert and has been frequently quoted in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Women’s Wear Daily, Allure, Glamour, Marie Claire, and numerous online outlets. Sarah received her Ph.D. in BioAnalytical Chemistry from the University of Kansas where she studied biological systems at the nanometer scale with near-field optics techniques.


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