Addressing the Gender Gap in the UK HPC Community

Registration is open for this important event
Wednesday 5th April 10:00-15:00
Coffee & Registration from 9.30

Do you know how to improve diversity and build a more inclusive environment?
Have you ever heard of unconscious bias, stereotype threat or imposter syndrome?
Do you ever feel like you aren’t good enough to be in the community or feel like a ‘fraud’?

This WHPC event will discuss the real effects of these three topics on the workplace, providing the audience with an introduction to each theme, how they may affect you and how they impact employers, employees, advisors, managers or your peers.

This event will encourage audience participation with the use of audience focused discussions based on case studies. This session aims generate lively discussion, generate new and novel approaches to solving some of the challenges we face and we encourage the audience to discuss challenges they have faced both as hirers/managers and as women working with HPC across all research disciplines.
The session welcomes participation from everyone that is interested in discussing improving diversity in the HPC community across all discipline.

This event is organised by Women in HPC as part of the ARCHER Outreach project (

Registration is free at Eventbrite:

Places are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment.

Focus groups: Alongside this event we will be running 1 hour focus groups that will discuss experiences and challenges in diversifying the HPC research community in the UK. If you are interested in participating please email Athina Frantzana ( for more information.


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