Women in High Performance Computing Launches ‘Move the Needle’ Project for 2024

December 12, 2023 — Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC), in collaboration with Alces Flight, has announced the ‘Move the Needle’ project, a initiative aimed at fostering workplace inclusivity in the High Performance Computing industry. The project, a year-long event, is dedicated to tracking actions and fostering accountability in the realm of diversity and inclusion […]

Women in HPC Announces Lineup for SC23 Workshop, Diversity Day and Networking Reception

Oct. 19, 2023 — Women in HPC (WHPC) has unveiled highlights of its upcoming events at SC23 in Denver. “Prepare for an inspiring and engaging experience, featuring our 16th Annual WHPC Workshop, a vibrant Diversity Day, and a lively Networking Reception,” the organization said. Katherine Yelick: Our Keynote Speaker Extraordinaire! We are delighted to kick […]

HPC News Bytes 20231016: China and 300eFLOPS, Samsung’s 3nm Order, Exascale Day, Women and Coding, the Coming GPU Battle

A happy mid-October morning to you! Today’s HPC News Bytes podcast offers a rapid (5:08) romp through recent HPC developments, including: China’s goal of 300 exaflops in 2025; Samsung’s 3nm chip win; Exascale Day; fewer women computer scientists since 1984; the GPU competition between NVIDIA, AMD and Intel….

Women in HPC Announces SC23 Travel Fellowship Award Winners

The WHPC Executive Committee, the WHPC SC23 Volunteer Committee and the staff of DoITNow! have announced two Travel Fellows for this year’s Supercomptuing Conference being held in Denver.  Application to these fellowships was offered to those who successfully submitted to speak during WHPC’s Early Career session during the organization’s workshop on November 13th. “The resulting […]

Women in HPC Opens Submissions to 16th Annual Workshop at SC23

Oxford, UK – June 28, 2023 – Women in HPC has announced the call for early career speakers to feature at WHPC’s SC23 Workshop.  Taking place on November 13, 2023 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, this will be the 16th workshop is dedicated to increasing diversity, equity and inclusion within the supercomputing community. […]

Women in HPC Announces Events at ISC 2023

The Women in HPC (WHPC) Volunteer Committee for ISC23 has announced an in-person events schedule for this year’s conference at the Congress Center in Hamburg. “In keeping with our continued drive towards greater inclusivity within the HPC community, we are thrilled that this year the ISC Committee has offered us the opportunity to host events […]

Women’s History Month: 5 Things I’ve Learned from More than 40 Women in HPC

In celebration of Women’s History Month, SC23 in March is posting profiles of more than 40 women in the field.  Here’s what the project’s lead volunteer, Cristin Merritt, has learned along the way: I’ve always been a big believer in contributing to positive change. So in 2021, I got the opportunity to volunteer for the Supercomputing (SC) conference series and for the past three years I’ve been part of the communications and media team. I’ve been able to do….

Women in HPC Invites Early Career Poster Authors for ISC23

March 22, 2023 — The Women in HPC Planning Committee for ISC23 has announced that this year’s Early Career Posters for Women in HPC is now accepting submissions. ISC will be held in Hamburg, German, May 21-25. The posters will be on display May 22 – 24 and will be the focal point for the Diversity […]

@HPCpodcast: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategies – A How-to Guide for HPC Managers

While it’s safe to assume that most senior managers in the HPC community are in favor of hiring and promoting more women and people of color within their organizations, many don’t know how to make it happen. At last week’s annual meeting of the Dell Technologies HPC Community, Melyssa Fratkin of the Texas Advanced Computing Center offered this piece of advice: using same-old-same-old hiring practices won’t work.

Women in HPC Seeks to Fill Chair Vacancy

July 25, 2022 — Women in HPC announced today it is recruiting for a new chair. The organization said this is a volunteer, remote, part-time leadership opportunity for a three-year term. WHPC encourages sharing of this information with others who may be suitable for the role. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to […]