WHPC Announces Intel as its first Corporate Champion

Edinburgh, UK, December 13, 2018

Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) today announced Intel Corporation as its first Corporate Champion. WHPC’s mission is to promote best practices in workforce diversity and inclusion in HPC through education, outreach, training and research.

“Women represent less than 15% of the HPC sector, it is essential that we continue to work at the grassroots level and globally to grow the HPC talent pool and benefit from the diversity of talented women and other under-represented groups,” said Dr. Toni Collis, Chair and Founder of WHPC and Chief Business Development Officer at Appentra Solutions. “With support from Intel, we can begin focusing on global programs and initiatives that can accelerate our goals and amplify our impact.”

Intel’s support is part of the WHPC Corporate Champions program. Its aim is to build a foundation for a sustainable WHPC program and support for our mission.

The full press release is available here.