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Women in HPC to present on open-source and accessibility at HPCKP 2023

Women in HPC to present on open-source and accessibility at HPCKP 2023 Executive Board Member and Alces Flight CMO, Cristin Merritt, is set to speak about the importance of making HPC more accessible to novice users. The volunteers and executive committee members of Women in HPC (WHPC) are pleased to announce that one of our…

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After interviewing over 40 women in HPC, here’s what one of our volunteers learned.

For three years Executive Committee Member Cristin Merritt has had the opportunity to learn some valuable lessons about how female leaders found their career path in supercomputing.  (Reprinted with Permission.) I’ve always been a big believer in contributing to positive change. So, in 2021, I got the opportunity to volunteer for the Supercomputing (SC) conference series and…

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SC22 Networking Reception brings members, friends and allies together

Women in HPC bring back the Supercomputing (SC) Networking Reception in Dallas, TX This year’s reception was captured by the team at the Purdue University Rosen Center for Advanced Computing – special thanks for the incredible images of the event. SC22 has now come and gone but the volunteers for Purdue made sure that good…

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CIUK’s First Women in HPC Breakfast starts with heart

CIUK’s First Women in HPC Breakfast starts with heart For the first time the Computing Insight UK (CIUK) conference welcomed WHPC volunteers and chapter leaders together in what hopes to become an annual event.  Over two hours CIUK badge holders networked, listened to talks, and engaged in lively discussion around the positive changes needed in…

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WHPC Shares HPCWire’s Diversity and Inclusion Award!

Women in HPC shares HPCWire’s Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award! We are proud to announce that this year’s HPCWire award for Diversity and Inclusion Leadership is being shared between ourselves and STEM-Trek.  HPCWire’s Editors have also selected Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications for additional recognition, taking the honours…

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CIUK’s Jacky Pallas Award – Celebrating Early Career Research in the UK

Jacky Pallas was a true pioneer in High Performance Computing in the UK.  She focused on what her friend and colleague, Dr. Jeremy Yates, referred to as the ‘Other,’ emphasising the outcome, health, safety, and wellbeing of the research and the researchers first and letting those needs guide the technical requirements.  Her persistent drive to…

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WHPC nominated for HPCWire Reader’s Choice Award

We are pleased and humbled to announce that we have been nominated alongside of seven other institutions for the 2022 HPCWire Reader’s Choice Award for Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Leadership. It is wonderful to see so many nominees in this category and we want to thank the HPC Community for putting our work forward. HPCWire’s…

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WHPC Poster Reception Attendees

Women in HPC to host ISC’22 Re-Cap Webinar

Women in HPC to host ISC’22 Re-Cap Webinar on July 12th Following on from our successful return to in-person events at ISC’22, Women in HPC (WHPC) will be hosting a one-hour webinar with speakers from our June 2nd workshop in Hamburg, Germany.  Thanks to the positive response from attendees and those who followed along via…

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SCinet at SC’18: Inspirations and Experiences of a Volunteer

Tuesday Keynote at SC’18 in Dallas: It is the welcome session for every attendee and SC’18 General Chair Ralph McEldowney is on stage. He talks about passion in this inspired research field. His general message is to be successful and happy in what you are doing, you need passion. Ralph has been a volunteer since…

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The Texas chapter of Women in HPC: There never has been a better time!

A guest post by: Texas Women in HPC First published on 23rd November 2018 The Texas chapter of Women in HPC held a very successful inaugural seminar in Austin, attended by more than 50 people. The event was hosted by Intel Corporation, which has a strong presence in Austin and is a committed supporter of diversity and inclusion. “We…

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