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About the Author
SHOHINI GHOSE is a professor of physics and computer science at Wilfrid Laurier University, the founder and director of the Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS) and the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering. She is the recipient of several awards, including a TED Senior Fellowship and selection to the College of the Royal Society of Canada; her TED Talk on quantum computing has drawn 4.9 millions views. In 2019, she was among 25 women scientists worldwide featured in a UNESCO exhibit in Paris, and was the first Canadian member of the Working Group on Women in Physics of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics. Ghose is the first person of colour to be elected president of the Canadian Association of Physicists.