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Sophia Grojsman

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Sophia Grojsman
Born1945 or 1946 (age 78–79)

Sophia Grojsman is a Belarus-born American perfumer. Grojsman is a Vice President of International Flavors and Fragrances, a perfume and scent company.[1]

Early years and education[edit]

Sophia Grojsman was born in Belarus[citation needed], at that time a Soviet state. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in analytical chemistry in Poland (Gliwice).[citation needed]

In 1965, Grojsman immigrated to the United States and soon later began to work at International Flavors and Fragrances as a lab technician.[1]


In 1994, Sophia Grojsman received the Cosmetic Executive Women's Achiever Award for her lifetime contributions to perfumery.[2] She received the Living Legend Award from the American Society of Perfumers in 1996,[2] In 1999 Grojsman was honored by the Cosmetic Executive Women for her lifetime achievements in the fragrance industry. In 2016, Grojsman received the Perfumer of Year, Lifetime Achievement Award by the Fragrance Foundation.[3][better source needed]


Among the best-selling fragrances that Grojsman has created:[4]


  1. ^ a b Nemy, Enid (February 11, 1993). "In the World of Fragrance, Reputations Rest on the Nose . . ". The New York Times. Retrieved February 5, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "A perfumer's passion - Lancome Paris profile". Archived from the original on April 21, 2008. Retrieved February 5, 2010.
  3. ^ "Perfumer - Sophia Grojsman". Frederic Malle. Retrieved 2018-07-21.
  4. ^ Sophia Grojsman Fragrances
  5. ^ "IVS Elite Group". The website devoted to Désir Coulant - new perfume created by Sophia Grojsman.