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Women in HPC Returns in Support of Greater Equity at ISC 2022 in Hamburg

Edinburgh, United Kingdom – May 12, 2022 – WHPC, an entirely volunteer-run organisation that strives to encourage more women into the field of high performance computing (HPC) through fellowship, education and support is proud to return to global, in-person events beginning with ISC 2022. Over the week of the conference, volunteers from the HPC community have come […]

AI and Weather Expert Amy McGovern to Keynote RMACC’s HPC Symposium

Boulder, CO – Feb. 10, 2021 — Dr. Amy McGovern, the Lloyd G. and Joyce Austin Presidential Professor in the School of Computer Science and School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, will be the second day keynote speaker for the 11th annual Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) High Performance Computing Symposium, May 19-20. […]

DDN Appoints Amy Medeiros SVP Corporate Marketing and Inside Sales for DDN and Tintri

Chatsworth, Calif. – Feb. 9, 2021 –  DDN, an artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management solutions company, today announced Amy Medeiros has been named SVP, corporate Marketing and inside sales. She will be responsible for both DDN and Tintri strategic and creative marketing and sales initiatives, with a focus on increasing the profitability of channel partners and enhancing […]

Women in HPC: Jan. 20 Online Panel on Data, AI, Bias and Ethics

The Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC) Women in HPC Chapter will host the second of a two-part program on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1-2 p.m. ET, on problematic datasets, AI, bias and ethics. The presentation and panel discussion will investigate problematic practices of large-scale vision datasets, examining issues such as consent and justice, discussing the […]

Call for Posters: Women in HPC Workshop at ISC20

The twelfth international Women in HPC workshop has issued its Call for Posters. The half-day WHPC workshop takes place June 25 at ISC20 in Frankfurt, Germany. “We are encouraging women who consider themselves to be ‘early career’ to participate, however this opportunity is open to help everyone who feels they may benefit from presenting their work, irrespective of career stage.”

Podcast: AI4Good Lab Empowers Women in Computer Science

In this AI Podcast, Doina Precup describes why their doesn’t need to be a gender gap in computer science education. An associate professor at McGill University and research team lead at DeepMind, Precup shares her personal experiences, along with the AI4Good Lab she co-founded to give women more access to machine learning training.

Intel becomes First Corporate Champion for Women in HPC

Today the Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) organization announced that Intel Corporation has become its first Corporate Champion. “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. With support from Intel, we can begin focusing on global programs and initiatives that can accelerate our goals and amplify our impact.”

Women in HPC Events on deck for SC18

The Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) organization will be be leading the conversation on diversity and inclusion this week at SC18 in Dallas. “The movement is growing. More and more allies are joining in efforts to support diversity and encourage inclusion. Women in HPC members’ efforts are increasing and we are organizing at the grassroots level. We are now a force that is fostering positive change in the community,” says Dr. Toni Collis, Chair and Co-Founder of WHPC and Chief Business Development Officer at Appentra Solutions.”

Women in HPC to host Networking and Careers Event at SC18

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Women in HPC organization will host a Networking and Careers Reception at SC18 in Dallas. “Join the Women In High Performance Computing members as we celebrate a growing community of women and their supporters in the supercomputing community! We invite you to join us for a special networking evening with appetizers and drinks.”

Women in HPC Event Coming to Austin in November

Today the Texas WHPC announced a Women in HPC Celebration in Austin. The event takes place Friday, Nov. 9 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM at the Intel Corporate Offices in Austin. The event takes place Friday, Nov. 9 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM at the Intel Corporate Offices in Austin. The event will feature talks by Texas leaders in HPC, a panel of women in industry and academia, and networking opportunities. “As one of the largest states in the country, it is pivotal that Texas takes charge in properly including ‘the other half’ of our society in HPC and high tech as a whole,” says Data Vortex President Carolyn Devany.”