LES MARGARET JUNIOR AWARDS

Unveil the future generation who will change the world.

In 2020 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.

WHO CAN APPLY?

You are a young girl aged between 7 and 18 years old.  

You are a citizen of a European or African country, your project respond to a major societal issue (health, environment, energy, mobility, education…)  with a technology and highlights your entrepreneurship spirit… 

or your votre creativity through computer programming, an app, a game or the use of a technology (artificial intelligence, 3D, big data, IoT…) in the development of a prototype.  

APPLICATIONS FOR LES MARGARET JUNIOR 2022 CAN BE SUBMETTED FROM NOVEMBER 8, 2021 UNTIL JANUARY 17, 2022 AT 23:59 CET. 

Finalists for les Margaret Junior Award will be pre-selected by JFD and presented on February 10, 2022 to a jury that will elect two winners in each category:

  • Junior  Europe
  • Junior Africa

THE AWARD CEREMONY WILL TAKE PLACE IN PARIS DURING THE WEEK OF MARCH 8, 2022. 

LES MARGARET JUNIOR WIN:

Media exposure worth 1 million euros.

Mentoring & coaching sessions by our partners.

Public speaking opportunities in Europe and Africa.

Training and workshops by our partners. 

A 1,000 euro scholarship. 

2021 edition of les Margaret Junior Award

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.

Les Margaret Junior 2021

Jury les Margaret Junior Award 2021

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.