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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 2000 students learning with us
from 21 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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Say hello to Vanessa Dehn, another brilliant mentor for IQRG! 🌟 Vanessa, a PhD student at Fraunhofer IAF, University of Freiburg, is on a mission to unlock the mysteries of Quantum Information. With a Master`s in theoretical physics from the Technical University of Berlin, her research revolves around developing quantum algorithms using IBM Quantum System One. Vanessa`s publications on topics like quantum-classical optimisation and quantum-based feature selection in machine learning showcase her innovative approach to quantum computing! 💡#quantumresearchforgirls #physicsbeyond #girlsinquantum #quantuminformation #phdresearch #fraunhoferiaf ...

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 ...

Meet more of our mentors, Manuel Rudolph! 🌟 Manuel is a PhD Physics candidate at EPFL, mentored by Prof. Zoë Holmes. With a Master’s Degree from Heidelberg University and a Doctor of Science from EPFL, Manuel brings over four years of experience in quantum physics. He`s worked with prestigious organisations like Los Alamos National Laboratory and Zapata Computing Inc. as a Quantum Research Fellow. Currently, he`s delving into quantum algorithms for near-to-mid-term quantum devices and pioneering high-performance numerical methods for simulating quantum systems and machine learning. #quantumresearchforgirls #physicsbeyond #girlsinquantum #quantumphysics #machinelearning #epfl ...

👨‍🏫 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 🌟📖📑 ...

Join us for a transformative experience! Our nine-week programme promises depth and educational value, including dynamic workshops, hands-on activities, and mentorship by industry experts. Running from 29th April to 28th June, don`t miss out on this opportunity! Application deadline: 22nd April. #STEMeducation #HandsOnLearning #WomenInSTEM ✨🌟🔬 ...

Shape the future of quantum research with us! You`ll end the programme with a bang by delivering a poster presentation and publication in the programme proceedings. Plus, benefit from a high support staff-to-learner ratio to ensure you receive ample support throughout the journey. Running from 29th April to 28th June, apply now and seize your chance to shape the future of quantum research! Application deadline: 22nd April. #QuantumResearch #ApplyToday 🌐💫🌟 ...

It’s today!!! Join us with the link in our stories. Have fun learning the basics of quantum programming with us and the team of IEEE Parras @ieeeupatras ...

Today’s big news!! So excited for next Thursday and the event that we have been organizing along with @ieeeupatras

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PS: everyone is welcome to join!
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Girls in Quantum is delighted to partner with IET and attend #QuantumEngineeringandTechnologyConference2023.

Join us at this pioneering event that promises to shape the future of technology. You`ll gain invaluable insights into the opportunities and challenges arising from quantum engineering, hear from esteemed industry speakers, and benefit from numerous networking opportunities.

Our U.K. Ambassador, Diya Nair, will be speaking on October 30, shedding light in to the amazing initiatives #girlsinquantum has for students looking to join the world of #quantum
Find out more and book your place by following the link in our bio!

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Girls in Quantum are thrilled to announce the release of their book, `Quantum Computing Through Geopolitics,` by Ayaan Mohammad and Diya Nair! 🌟

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We can`t wait to hear your thoughts and reflections on the book, make sure to tag us @girlsinquantum and use the hashtag #qcthroughgeopolitics

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Hi quantum enthusiasts, we have some very exciting news!

✨ Girls in Quantum`s Book Launch on 9th October ✨

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