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.

The call for applications begins on December 18, 2020 and will close on February 8, 2021. The finalists in each category (Africa and Europe) will be announced on February 12, 2021, following deliberation by the jury.

The award ceremony will take place on March 8, 2021.

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.