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Our Purpose

We want to provide free educational resources for girls and students around the world so they can get involved in the field of Quantum Computing. We want to bring them the opportunities they need to collaborate and, thus, make an impact by strengthening their abilities and talents.

Elisa Torres Durney

Co-Founder & CEO
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What We Do

Inspire

We want to inspire and empower girls all across the world by teaching them how quantum technology can be used to solve global issues and introducing them to professionals in the field.

Connect

We want to build a network of girls who can bring different ideas, perspectives, and insights to the table. As a result, girls can contribute in their unique way.

Collaborate

We want to collaborate with different organizations and companies to provide students a variety of resources and opportunities.

More than 3000 students learning with us
from 26 countries

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Our Team

Elisa Torres
Co-founder & CEO, Chile

Sabina Sokol
Co-founder & COO USA

Gehad Salem
Ambassador, Egypt

Rohini Venugopal
Ambassador, India

Sophia Gürtler
Ambassador, Germany

Maruca Cantu Ambassador, Mexico

Diya Nair, Ambassador, UK

Maria Delgado, Ambassador, Spain

Cristobal Iglesias
Chile's team

Calista Besseling, Ambassador, Canada

Nikhil Nair, US team

Areeba Arbab
Ambassador, Pakistan

Taymaa Aldahmani, Ambassador, Libya

Rani Aher, Chapter lead in Pune, India

Aziz Chebil, Ambassador Tunisia

Sai Ganesh Manda, India's Team

Nidhi S. Chickerur, India's Team

Daniel Honciuc, Ambassador, Ecuador

Avimita Chatterjee, US team

Fatima Moizuddin, UAE ambassador

Amyra Roberts-Prayoga Australia Ambassador

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📚 Andreea Lefterovici
Quantum Algorithm Design, Theoretical Physics

Andreea is a dedicated doctoral candidate at Leibniz Universität Hannover, specialising in quantum algorithm design for combinatorial optimisation problems. With dual MSc degrees in Physics from Universität Bonn and the University of Bucharest, Andreea`s academic prowess extends to theoretical physics and mathematics.
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🌐 Victoria Hazoglou
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Victoria Hazoglou, with a background in Quantum Chemistry and Machine Learning, brings her expertise to Accenture. She holds Master`s degrees from Florida State University and the University of Arizona, specialising in Quantum Information Science & Engineering. Victoria is also an IBM Certified Associate Developer in Quantum Computation using Qiskit.
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🔬 Juweria Sayed
Quantum Key Distribution, Quantum Error Correction, Quantum Sensing

Juweria Sayed, a physics graduate from the University of Mumbai, is a passionate advocate for quantum science. She has contributed to diverse quantum research programmes, including impactful projects like unraveling gender diversity in quantum science and building custom noise models at QuantumAI. Currently, Juweria inspires as a content creator at QuantumGrad, focusing on Quantum Key Distribution, QEC, and Quantum Sensing.
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More than 300 applications from 50+ countries to the Introduction to the Quantum Research for Girls programme lead by Girls in Quantum and PhysicsBeyond!!! We are chuffed about the overwhelming interest in our programme! Thanks to all the applicants! 🚀 🤩

The team from Girls in Quantum and PhysicsBeyond has been working very hard behind the scenes during the last two days to go through ALL the applications and carefully select the top 100 applicants for the next application round. 💪 Congratulations to all who have been selected! 🎉👏 🥳

Applicants who were close calls have been waitlisted. Some of them impressed us so much with their follow up submission already, that we had them join the second round! Well done and keep it up! Nothing has been decided yet! 💫

2nd rounders and waitlisted applicants should have all received an email from us! 📧 Please follow the instructions in those emails 👉carefully 👈 to secure your spot in our programme! We are eager for your submissions! 🤩

You didn’t get an email yet? 🤔 Then please check your spam! Sadly, some emails returned to us as we were not given the right email address. We are sorry that we have no means of contacting you. Also, we had a bit of trouble with our email system in the last batch of emails… Sorry, if you haven’t received an email from us yet. We hope to get all email notifications out by Friday. 🛠️

Please keep learning and developing your knowledge and skills in Linear Algebra, Quantum Computing and Quantum Physics. The World needs dedicated students like you! 💪
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🌟 Happy World Quantum Day! 🌟

Today, as we celebrate the groundbreaking achievements in quantum science and technology, let`s also remember the importance of nurturing curiosity and fostering diversity in this field.

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Introducing Kathrin Koenig, another of our wonderful mentors!🌟 Kathrin is a PhD student at Fraunhofer IAF, University of Freiburg, specialising in Quantum Error Mitigation. Having completed her Master`s in Microsystems Engineering at the University of Freiburg, she`s been a Qiskit Advocate for over two years. Kathrin is currently diving deep into research on Zero-Noise-Extrapolation for error characterisation in superconducting devices. Her publications on quantum gate error mitigation and optimising quantum algorithms reflect her expertise and dedication in this field! 🔬 #quantumresearchforgirls #physicsbeyond #girlsinquantum #quantumcomputing #errormitigation #fraunhoferiaf ...

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👨‍🏫 Dr. Filip Bar

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This is just the beginning! Stay tuned for more introductions to our mentor line-up.

Don`t miss out on this incredible opportunity! Apply now to be a part of our programme and learn from these experts. The deadline for applications is April 22nd. #quantumresearch #mentors #opportunity #applynow #introductiontoquantumresearchforgirls
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👨‍🏫 Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hellstern

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👨‍🏫 Prof. Dr. Satyadhyan Chickerur

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Are you a girl in high school or a first-year undergraduate interested in quantum research? We`re thrilled to present "Introduction to Quantum Research for Girls," a meticulously crafted programme by PhysicsBeyond in collaboration with Girls in Quantum. 💫 Immerse yourself in an unparalleled educational journey designed to ensure true learning and skill development. Running from 29th April to 28th June, this programme offers dynamic workshops, hands-on activities, and mentorship by industry experts. Don`t miss out! Apply now! Application deadline: 22nd April. To apply follow the link in our story! #QuantumResearch #GirlsInSTEM #ApplyNow 🌟📖📑 ...

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