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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…


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…


WHPC workshop @ ISC’22 – Attendee Survey Results!

WHPC workshop @ ISC’22 – Attendee Survey Results! The goal of WHPC workshops is not only to bring together women in HPC, give them the opportunity to present their work and showcase role models, but also to engage with other members of the community to create a welcoming space that works for everyone. We always…


WHPC heads to CIUK 2022

Women in HPC to host First Annual UK WHPC Breakfast at CIUK 2022 Planned for December 2, 2022 this breakfast welcomes UK members, friends and allies to meet, network, and hear about the latest in diversity initiatives from our community, chapters and affiliates. The UK-based Chapters and Affiliates of Women in HPC are excited to…


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…


WHPC ISC 22 Workshop Attendees

WHPC heads to ISC22

WHPC returns to international in-person events at ISC22 in Hamburg, Germany Members, allies and friends gathered together for the 13th Annual WHPC Workshop at ISC, as well as celebrated Early Career Research in HPC and the return of Diversity Day. After two years online, the volunteers  for Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) were pleased…


How cloud computing is democratizing HPC for women

It’s the advent of a new age in ‘parallel supercomputing’.   Meet Amy Apon, Professor and C. Tycho Howle Director of the School of Computing at Clemson University. At Clemson, Apon supervised a large-scale pilot to explore how HPC in the commercial cloud can be utilized in emergency situations to process large amounts of data…


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…


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…


My Experience as a Women in HPC

A guest post by: Samar Aseeri First published on Dec, 1st 2018. The Hidden Figures movie has been a timely film for me. Watching it in Minneapolis, Minnesota last year during my visit to my Ph.D. sister at UMN I realized that I had been encountering the same issues these black women were facing. It seems…