Lydia Sarfati, CEO and founder of Repêchage was awarded the Médaille du Mérite Award by Cidesco International at the 67th World Congress and Exhibition. Cidesco presented Sarfati with the award at the Architecture of Beauty Gala Dinner for her ongoing dedication to elevating professional standards in the beauty industry and esthetics education.
Sarfati serves as chairman of Cidesco USA. and has been instrumental in bringing the Cidesco certificate program to the U.S. after many years of working with individual schools and state boards.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by Cidesco, an organization I am so proud to be part of for the last 15 years,” said Sarfati. “I look forward to continuing to represent and work with Cidesco to elevate the field of esthetics and the beauty industry. I am excited for the new developments that Cidesco will bring to the esthetics industry in the U.S. and abroad.”
Cidesco has honored members every other year with the award since 1960. Those awarded are nominated and voted for by other Cidesco branches, and the decision is ratified by the Board of Directors of Cidesco.