Introduction - Women in HPC: Diversifying the HPC Community
Workshop: Women in HPC: Diversifying the HPC Community
Abstract: The seventh international Women in HPC workshop will be held at SC17, Denver, USA. Following the overwhelming success of the WHPC workshop at SC16, we will once again discuss the following topics:
● How to successfully address discrimination in the workplace.
● How to identify the roadblocks facing those in underrepresented groups that we may be overlooking.
● The benefits of mentoring and professional networks.
We will also provide opportunities aimed at promoting and providing women with the skills to thrive in HPC including:
● Poster session including ‘lightning’ talks by women working in HPC
● Speed mentoring
● Career Coaching session by Trish Damkroger (LLNL), certified executive coach.
● Handling conflicts at workplace and how to respond to discrimination wisely
● Short talks on: hints and tips for public speaking, how to take the next step in your career, effective workplace communication.