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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…


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 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…


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…


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…


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…


Why do we keep hiring ourselves?

Guest post by: Cristin Merritt, Partner Manager, Alces Flight Limited Back in 2014, I attended a program looking at leadership skills.  At the time I was doing a lot of recruiting for the company I worked for and would spend hours listening to what the manager wanted in their candidate – from preferred degree types…


Driving Gender Equality in the Tech Industry: Breaking down unconscious bias

By: Angelo Apa, Technical Sales and Business Development Director Lenovo Data Center Group Today, women make up at least 40 percent of the global workforce — and in some countries, more than half, according to the Pew Research Center. This figure, however, plummets across the globe once we zero in on the tech industry, where only…


WHPC returns to ISC High Performance in Frankfurt

By: Toni Collis, Chair Women in High Performance Computing and CBDO at Appentra Solutions. In just 10 days WHPC will be at the ISC 2018 conference for our fourth year and including the eighth international Women in HPC workshop. Our events will be focusing on current concerns from the community to improve inclusivity, as well…