Registration open: Focus on Ally Skills – Aug. 30

Focus on Ally Skills Webinar
Aug. 30, 1 – 2 p.m. CDT

This webinar, brought to you by the Exascale Computing Project (ECP) High-Performance Computing (HPC) Workforce Development and Retention Action Group, explains why allyship in the workplace is important and focuses on teaching specific ally skills such as listening, amplifying marginalized voices and speaking up when it is uncomfortable. The invited speaker is Valerie Aurora, who is the founder of Frame Shift Consulting, the leading provider of ally skills training for technology companies around the world. She is a former software engineer and has taught practical, actionable ally skills to more than 4000 people in 11 countries. Registration is free and open the public.

About six months ago, ECP started the HPC Workforce Development and Retention Action Group to get young people from underrepresented groups interested in and working on HPC at various national labs.

For more details and to register: https://www.exascaleproject.org/event/focus-on-ally-skills/