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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Nevertheless, She Coded

By: Elsa Gonsiorowski, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. This post was first published on http://www.gonsie.com/blorg. In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, dev.to is boosting stories from women. Here is some of my story, inspired by Nevertheless, She Coded. Why I Code I code to communicate science. I define myself as a scientist and have had a life-long…

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Heart-felt thanks to the “Women in HPC” workshop!

On the occasion of thanksgiving, we would like to extend our best wishes to our colleagues in the “Women in HPC” network! You are helping foster long-lasting and impactful associations, and are doing a great service to the community – thanks! We, Ritu Arora and Sharda Dixit, are excited to share our thoughts on the mentoring program that is…

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The importance of formal mentoring

By Athina Frantzana I hear more and more people talking about mentoring and looking for a mentor to guide them in the fast and demanding rhythms of the modern lifestyle and workload. But mentoring is not an invention of the modern world. From the ancient Greek mythology, where goddess Athena disguises to an old man…

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Mentoring for women in technology

[section background_repeat=”repeat” background_position=”center top” background_attachment=”static” background_scroll=”none”] ©iStock.com/gguy44 [/section] [/section] By Athina Frantzana, Ph.D. Candidate at EPCC, The University of Edinburgh A few days ago, I attended my first mentoring event in the technology industry, organised by Girl Geek Scotland, in Edinburgh. I am not really looking for a mentor myself, because I am lucky enough to…

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