Friendly protip from a native French speaker: you DO NOT want to name your heroine “Bijou”. I don’t care if “Jewel” is a legit name in English, do not do it.
Ok, maaaaybe it could pass… if your protagonist happens to be a small yappy dog. A male one.
If you really think it’s my moral duty to convince random people that women are capable of intelligence, you’re following the wrong blog.