Published: 08 Dec 2023 220 views
JFD have officially opened submissions for this year’s Margaret Awards, which give women and young girls who are changing the world with tech the chance to showcase their ideas and win prizes in six categories
The French organisation brings together economic actors, media, public and private organisations to support and empower women in the STEM field, and founded the awards during 2013.
The celebration has since paid tribute to Margaret Hamilton, scientist and software engineer who led the development of software for NASA’s Apollo space program which saw humankind first walk on the moon.
“It’s time to launch our next tech champions into orbit. As we do every year with our partners, we will support the winners to accelerate their growth and provide them with media exposure valued at €1 million” – Delphine Remy-Boutang, CEO the Bureau & JFD, President GEN France.
Founded in 2013 by Delphine Remy-Boutang, JFD is the international growth accelerator for women who take bold technological bets and create disruptive innovations to change the world. JFD mobilizes key public, private, and media figures in Europe and Africa. Within 10 years, JFD has become more than just an event: les Margaret & les Margaret Junior Awards, the Margaret Foundation, the JFD Club, the Affirmative Act meetings, the White Shirt movement, the JFD Manifesto, and a book entitled “Elles changent le monde” (They change the world).... read more... read more
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LES MARGARET ENTREPRENEURS WIN:
LES MARGARET INTRAPRENEURS WIN :
You are a female founder or co-founder of a tech startup for the “Entrepreneur” category.
You are a female employee and you developed a project in agreement with your employer while remaining an employee for the “Intrapreneur” category.
You are a citizen of a European or African country, your project is innovative and respond to societal issues.
The call for applications will close on 8 January 2024. The finalists of les Margaret Awards 2024 will be pre-selected by JFD, then presented on 8 February 2024 to a jury of experts who will choose 10 winners:
The Margaret Awards ceremony will take place on 17 April 2024.
For more details, visit JFD website.