Photo credit: YVONNE GAO

IMPACT 0126: QUANTUM PHYSICIST ENCOURAGING MORE WOMEN IN STEM

Yvonne Gao is a quantum physicist working on robust hardware for future quantum computers. She participates in numerous ecosystem-building events to make such powerful technology more accessible to the public.

She is passionate about diversity in STEM, especially traditionally male-dominated disciplines like physics and mathematics, and hopes to change stereotypes through outreach and inspire more young women and girls to pursue their interests despite social pressures. This illustration reflects her social efforts on top of her professional work.

 

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