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Supporting Women in HPC

Why should your company or institution support Women in HPC? Women in HPC is a completely volunteer-run organisation. Find out how you can support us through volunteering and sponsorship. SC23 is about to launch this year’s registration, and with it, thousands of our community will begin planning their digital and/or in-person attendance for this November.…

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The volunteers, mentors, and speakers for Women in HPC at ISC23 gather around their research posters for a group picture.

Women in HPC at ISC23

Changing the narrative – Women in HPC at ISC23 – Hamburg, Germany The volunteers, mentors, members, and allies of WHPC were very pleased to present two outstanding events (+ one informal celebration) at this year’s ISC23 in Hamburg, Germany.  This year instead of our usual separate workshop schedule the team at ISC brought both our…

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Do IT Now becomes Women in HPC Champion

Do IT Now becomes Women in HPC Champion Hamburg, Monday 22nd May 2023. Do IT Now is happy to announce the partnership with Women in HPC, to get involved for a year-long opportunity to impact the lives of women in HPC in a positive way. Through this collaboration, Do IT Now will contribute to increase the participation, contribution…

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Women in HPC showcase their project knowledge at HPCKP23

Women in HPC showcase their project knowledge at HPCKP23 Executive Board Member, Cristin Merritt, and Chapter member for Barcelona, Elisabeth Ortega presented on open source and quantum computing at this non-profit initiative for increasing knowledge, inclusion, and sustainability in the field of supercomputing. The UK and EU volunteers of WHPC came together with members of…

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Women in HPC – ISC23 Travel Awardees Announced!

Women in HPC – ISC23 Travel Awardees Announced! Thanks to our incredible Supporters, Women in HPC is proud to announce that we have been able to award two travel bursaries to rising female leaders early in their HPC careers.  Learn more about these incredible women, and be sure to attend the Early Career Poster Networking…

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WHPC hosts mini-workship at the SSI CW23 Conference

For Sustainability in Software Inclusivity is a MUST! The Software Sustainability Institute (SSI) hosts its first ever hybrid Collaborations Workshop (CW23) in Manchester, UK and online.  Included in the mix was a hefty dose of an often forgot about topic at technical conferences – that of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The volunteers of Women in…

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Women in HPC release ISC23 events schedule

Women in HPC release ISC23 events schedule The Women in HPC (WHPC) Volunteer Committee for ISC23 are pleased to announce a complete in-person events schedule for this year’s conference at the CCH in Hamburg, Germany. In keeping with our continued drive towards greater inclusivity within the High Performance Computing community we are thrilled that this…

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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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Travel Bursary Opportunity for WHPC Poster Authors at ISC23

TRAVEL BURSARY OPPORTUNITY FOR ISC23 WHPC POSTER AUTHORS! Women in HPC would like to announce we have secured up to two travel bursaries for successful poster authors in our WHPC Early Career Poster session at ISC23. Thanks to our incredible supporters, we now have the ability to fund two of our authors up to £3,000…

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WHPC headed to ISC23

Women in HPC is returning to ISC23 with in-person posters and networking reception We are pleased to announce our return to the ISC conference series, taking place May 21 – 25, 2023 in Hamburg, Germany.  This year, we are proud to announce our posters will return as a separate, in-person event alongside our networking reception! …

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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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WHPC SC22 Recap!

Women in HPC’s Supercomputing 2023 Workshop Recap! After two years online, the volunteers for Women in High-Performance Computing (WHPC) were pleased to return in person to SC22 in Dallas, Texas to present their fourteenth annual WHPC workshop. Focused on providing a platform for the HPC community to discuss diversity and inclusivity issues, this year’s full-day…

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