Vice President, Communications, Diversity & Inclusion
Rebecca Caruso is responsible for leading the overall communications strategy related to diversity and inclusion as well as L’Oreal USA’s key initiatives on gender and disability. She has more than 30 years of corporate communications experience at leading Fortune 500 companies. Caruso led L’Oréal USA’s For Women in Science Fellowship program in partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the For Girls in Science initiative, to encourage young women in careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Before joining L’Oréal USA in 2003, Caruso served as VP, Corporate Communications, for Toys “R” Us, where she was president of the Toys “R” Us Children’s Fund. She served in several communications capacities at McDonald’s Corp. and held public relations positions with Chrysler Motors and American Motors. Caruso is L’Oreal USA’s representative to the National Organization on Disability and Disability: IN and has served as chair of the Public Affairs Committee of the Personal Care Products Council. Caruso earned her M.S. in Public Relations from Boston University and her B.A. in English from Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania.