Toni Collis

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  • STEM: Keeping the Interest

    You may have seen articles on the anticipated shortfall of engineers, computer scientists, and technology designers to fill open jobs. Numbers from the Report to the President in 2012 (President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology) show a shortfall of one million available workers to fill STEM-related jobs by 2020. This is just […]

  • Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Sciences (SIParCS)

    By: Negin Sobhani and AJ Lauer, NCAR, USA The Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Sciences (SIParCS) program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has a goal of encouraging women and students from other underrepresented groups to pursue careers and academic studies in areas related to high performance and scientific computing. This is Negin […]

  • SC16 diary: Getting ready for SC16

    Find out what Toni Collis get’s up to during SC16 by following her blog series this week. By Toni Collis, Women in HPC Founder and Director and Applications Consultant at EPCC, University of Edinburgh. SC16 and Women in HPC’s activities in Salt Lake City kick-off in earnest tomorrow, but many of us have been here, […]

  • To Attract More Women to HPC Careers, We Need to Tell the Full Story

    By Marie-Christine Sawley, Ph.D; Director of the Intel Exascale Lab in Paris This post first appeared on https://itpeernetwork.intel.com/ on 13 June 2016. Technical professions still attract more men than women, and high performance computing (HPC) is no exception. Although there are growing numbers of women working in the diverse areas of HPC, women as a whole […]

  • Closing the gap: software carpentry training for women

      By Aleksandra Pawlik, formerly of the Software Sustainability Institute Closing the gender gap in STEM is a broad topic. Increasing diversity and female participation at all levels of education and professional world in science and technology is a subject of lots of debates. The Software Sustainability Institute where I work has hosted a series […]