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Our Mission

The Virginia Women in High-Performance Computing Program (VA-WHPC) is committed to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion by promoting and encouraging the participation and equal representation of women in HPC and related technology fields. 

Our Vision

  • Organize regular meetings (in-person and virtual):

    • Presentations by invited technical speakers and role models

    • Discussion of professional development (technical and soft skills)

  • Provide a state-wide community with networking opportunities.

  • Offer mentorship opportunities with exposure to female role models in HPC fields.

  • Expose female students to research and careers in HPC and other technical fields.

  • Bridge funding for female students to attend HPC-related conferences. 

  • Create and communicate internship opportunities.