Stéphanie Jecrois

Stéphanie Jecrois is the co-founder of the NPO Technovation Montréal, the Montreal chapter of the Technovation program, an international competition for the creation of mobile apps aimed at developing technological and entrepreneurial skills in girls aged 10 to 18. In 2020, she cofounded 0rijin Village, whose mission is to rectify the chronic economic disparity in Afro-descendant communities. The mobile app UniteProsper brings together businesses founded and led by Black entrepreneurs in Canada.

At the same time, Stéphanie works for the City of Montreal. As an international affairs advisor, she helps develop projects leading to agreements, cooperation and relations between cities and maintains a process of engagement with the diplomatic community and international partners.

A leader recognized by her peers and her community, she was selected in 2017 to participate in the prestigious Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference; in 2018, Châtelaine magazine nominated her as one of its inspirational women for setting up the Technovation program in Quebec. She was recently named one of the 100 women entrepreneurs who are changing the world, an initiative of Femmessor. She is involved with different organizations and has sat on the board of directors of Connexion internationale de Montréal and held the position of President of the Jeune chambre de commerce haïtienne. Currently she is a member of the board of directors of Collège André-Grasset.

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