A native New Yorker, Bibi Prival studied sociology and women’s studies at the University of New Hampshire before pursuing additional education in cosmetics and fragrance marketing at FIT.  

She has worked with the Sense of Smell Institute, the Fragrance Foundation, Symrise, and is currently an evaluator at MANE, where she is known as a teacher and mentor to emerging talent.  Quirky, witty, outspoken and fiercely eco-conscious, Bibi is an expert on topics of sustainability, social responsibility, and living green.  She and her husband live in Brooklyn with two children, a dog, a cat, and a fish.  It pleases her that the previous sentence proves that the Oxford comma is non-negotiable.

2019 marks the scond year of Bibiana Prival's participation in The Art and Olfaction Awards. She will serve as a shortlisting judge, in the independent category.