Societe Generale supports Teens in AI

Published on 26/01/2021

Societe Generale supports Teens in AI France, the first bilingual hackathon open to teens to increase diversity and inclusion in artificial intelligence.

The virtual "Teens in AI France" hackathon took place from 9 – 17 January 2021. The hackathon's theme was "accessibility of education for all', in line with the UN sustainable development goals.

On the occasion of the International Day of Education on the 24th of January, 7 teams presented their pitch and demo in front of a jury. Societe Generale is proud to support this hackathon and the Teens in AI initiative. Claire CalmejaneSociete Generale group Chief Innovation Officer, and Annette Messemer, Member of the Group Board of Directors, participated as judges alongside Lubomira Rochet, Chief Digital Officer at L'Oréal and Nathalie Beauguerlange, Program Manager at DeepMind.

Congratulations to the winners of the hackathon

The first prize winner is Botool, a bot for school to enhance student's EQ (Emotional Intelligence) and IQ in a seamless and secure way. Their prize is a €100 Amazon voucher per team member in addition to a "Show and Tell Session" with Societe Generale.

The second prize winner is StudyC, a personal study assistant, a chatbot to help students find the most effective way to learn, through a personalized approach to studying. Their prize is a €75 Amazon voucher per team member and a unique experience by L'Oréal.

The third prize winner is Safe Zone, an app to detect school related stress for 12-25 year old students and to provide tips helping to reduce stress. Their prize is a €50 euro Amazon voucher per team member.

Watch the replay of the Demo Day here.