Dr Aida Todri-Sanial is Research Director at CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research). She was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, 2016-2017. She is the recipient of the ACM SIGDA Meritorious Service Award, 2020. She won the prestigious “CNRS Medaille de Bronze” in 2016 for her scientific research. She is the laureate of the ‘Franco-British Young Leader’ award in 2018 which was initiated by the former President, François Hollande, and former Prime Minister, David Cameron, France, aims to deepen understanding and collaboration between France and the UK and create lasting bilateral dialogue at the highest level with the objective to build a generation of 21st-century leaders. Aida’s successful associations and contributions at Fermilab, University of Cambridge and CNRS in scientific research is a definite inspiration for young women and girls, who aspire to pursue STEM and specifically Quantum computing.