Unveil the future generation who will change the world.

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JFD launched the 1st edition of les Margaret Junior Awards, which are aimed at young European and African girls between the ages of 7 and 18, who innovate, and have the spirit of entrepreneurship… the future generation that will change the world.
Our ambition is to demystify tech studies and digital professions. Making innovation accessible to a greater number of people means bringing out a new generation of leaders.
2021 edition les Margaret Junior Awards

Under the high patronage of Mr. Emmanuel MACRON President of the French Republic

Official ceremony #lesMargaret 2021

JFD, which since 2013 honors and connects women who change the world, took the occasion of International Women’s Day to unveil the 2021 winners of les Margaret Awards and its first young winners of les Margaret Junior Awards, under the patronage of Jean-Michel Blanquer, French Minister of Education, Youth and Sports.

Follow the ceremony of #lesMargaret 2021, on Monday 8th March starting from 9:15 CET on joinjfd.com or on Facebook, Youtube and Twitter.

PROGRAM 100% digital: 8th March – 9:15am CET

 9h15 : Introduction by Delphine Remy-Boutang, CEO the Bureau & JFD

 9h20  :
Preview JFD x BVA study “Digital Equality: shaping the future with new leaders”, by Delphine Remy-Boutang, CEO the Bureau & JFD and Dominique Levy, Deputy CEO of BVA

 9h30  :
Announcement of les Margaret Intrapreneur Awards, by Elisabeth Moreno, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister, in charge of Equality between women and men, Diversity and Equal opportunities, Wilfrid Lauriano do Rego, coordinator of the Presidential Council for Africa and Delphine Remy-Boutang, CEO the Bureau & JFD.

 9h45  :
Announcement of les Margaret Entrepreneur Awards, by Cédric O, Secretary of State for Digital Transition and Electronic Communications and Delphine Remy-Boutang, CEO the Bureau & JFD. 

 10h00  :
Announcement of les Margaret Junior Awards and under the high patronage of Jean-Michel Blanquer, Minister of National Education, Youth and Sports and Sira Sylla, Deputy Seine-Maritime, member of the foreign affairs committee and Delphine Remy- Boutang, CEO the Bureau & JFD.

 10h15  :
Closing – conclusion Delphine Remy-Boutang, CEO the Bureau & JFD

The nominees 2021 of les Margaret Junior Awards are...

Two awards will be given

Category les Margaret Junior Europe - Category les Margaret Junior Africa

  • Media visibility valued at 1 million euros.
  • Mentoring & Coaching: Support for personal development and project implementation, by our partners.
  • Training and workshops by our partners.
  • A scholarship worth 1000 euros.


Les Margaret Junior Awards are the continuation of the les Margaret Awards which, since 2014, reward European and African women entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, who innovate for a better world. The award is named after Margaret Hamilton, Director of the Software Engineering Division that developed the embedded software for the Apollo space program. It is thanks to her contribution that Man walked on the Moon.