Chicago Women in HPC (WHPC) is an organization that seeks to create an inclusive community for women and their allies in high-performance computing in the Midwest (US) to address the gender imbalance in HPC. Our goal is to serve as a hub for engagement, education, and support to current and aspiring members of the HPC community.
We strive to empower, inspire, mentor, and educate women and underrepresented communities across all strata of the high-performance computing field. By creating a collaborative environment to share and incubate ideas, Chicago WHPC aims to support participants as they explore HPC professional career paths by providing resources and support.
We strive to empower, inspire, mentor, and educate women of minorities across all strata of the high-performance computing field.
Our mission is to raise awareness of the importance of diversity and inclusivity in HPC and advocate for policies and practices that support these values. Our organization also aims to engage women working in HPC and encourage young women to pursue HPC careers by highlighting the achievements of underrepresented people in the field and providing educational resources and opportunities.
To increase the visibility of women in HPC by highlighting their achievements and contributions to the field.
To promote diversity and inclusivity in HPC by advocating for policies and practices that support these values.
To create a supportive community for women in HPC by providing networking, mentoring, and professional development opportunities.
To encourage young women to pursue careers in HPC by providing educational resources and opportunities.
To collaborate with other organizations and stakeholders in HPC to promote the participation and career advancement of women in the field.
To provide leadership opportunities for women in HPC and empower them to become role models and advocates for diversity and inclusivity.
To conduct research and collect data on the participation of women in HPC, and use this information to inform policies and practices that support gender diversity and inclusivity in the field.