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Qubit by Qubit is the online learning initiative of The Coding School, a 501(c)(3) organization that aims to empower the next generation through computer science education. Founded by a Brown University undergraduate in 2014, The Coding School has grown into an international organization with 800+ instructors and students from over 125 countries participating in our programs. To ensure our programming and teaching is of the highest quality, we're partnered with internationally- renowned educational institutions, including UCLA, University of Maryland, Columbia University Data Science Institute, Brown University, Caltech, Stanford, and Johns Hopkins.
Kiera Peltz is on a mission to prepare the next generation for the future of work. She began learning how to code while working at the White House on the Innovation and Technology team and has been passionate about equitable computer science education ever since. With a background in policy, workforce development, and research, Kiera believes computer science education is critical for everyone, not just those planning on entering STEM fields, and is committed to ensuring every individual has access to high quality, accessible technical training. Kiera has been named a 2023 Forbes 30 Under 30 Leader in Social Impact. She is the lead PI on a 3-year grant from the U.S. Department of Defense NDEP and is on the advisory board for the NSF-funded QuSTEAM. She graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and holds two master degrees from the University of Cambridge, where she graduated with Distinction, and from Tsinghua University. She is a Gates-Cambridge and Schwarzman Scholar.
Director, UT Austin's Quantum
Assistant Professor of ECE, UCLA Quantum
Biology Tech (QuBiT) Lab
Assistant Professor of Physics,
Director, UWaterloo Institute for
Quantum Computing (IQC)
Physicist, CalTech's Institute for Quantum
Information and Matter (IQIM)
Director, UC Berkeley's Quantum
Computation Center (BQIC)
Director, MIT's Center for Quantum