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Showcasing women at the annual ISC High Performance Conference

Showcasing women at the annual ISC High Performance Conference BY: AIMAN SHAIKH, UKRI STFC HARTREE CENTRE By: Aiman Shaikh, UKRI STFC Hartree Centre This year I have the honour of being part of the organizing committee for the WHPC workshop at the annual ISC High Performance conference that takes place in Germany every summer. I got involved…


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…


WHPC Mentoring Programme

By: Sarvani Chadalapaka, WHPC Mentoring Programme Director & High Performance Computing Administrator with the Office of Information Technology at the University of California, Merced First Published on March 8th, 2019. Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) is delighted to announce that we are launching our first year-round mentoring programme, providing a framework for women around the world…


Science Gateways Bootcamp: Achieving Sustainability for Web-Based Platforms

Guest post by: Nayiri Mullinix Also known as portals, virtual research environments, and hubs, science gateways provide Web-based access to shared data, software, computing services, instruments, educational materials, and other resources specific to a discipline. The Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, to offer—at no cost—resources, services,…


Career goal setting and developing a personal career strategy

By: Toni Collis, Chair & Co-Founder of WHPC, Director of Collis-Holmes Innovations & CBDO at Appentra Solutions First Published on Feb 18th, 2019. As co-founder and chair of Women in High Performance Computing I am often asked about my career, how I got to where I was today, the experiences I’ve had along the way and…


Women-in-HPC workshop an outstanding success

A guest post by: Gail W. Pieper, Argonne National Lab First published on November 12, 2018 at here Women are playing an ever-increasing role in high-performance computing (HPC). And the Women-in-HPC workshop, held at SC18 in November, paid tribute to this role – highlighting both the remarkable accomplishments achieved and the challenges remaining to thrive in…