Sarah Parker

Position title: Quantum Outreach Program Manager

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Websites: Hybrid Quantum Architectures and Networks, Teach Quantum, Wonders of Quantum Physics, Open Quantum Initiative

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As the Hybrid Quantum Architectures and Networks (HQAN) Outreach Program Manager, Sarah provides quantum science outreach to students and teachers in Wisconsin and Illinois. With programs such as Wonders of Quantum Physics (WoQP) and TeachQuantum, she assists educators in implementing quantum science into their curriculum. She is particularly interested in inspiring people from all backgrounds to pursue a career in STEAM, supporting early-career scientists the collegiate level and beyond to have continued success, and increasing accessibility in physics. Sarah received her B.S. in Physics from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and M.S. in Physics from the University of Missouri. She joined the department in 2023 after many years of working in planetariums doing physics and astronomy outreach.