Elizabeth Leake wrote a great article on Women in HPC at the Supercomputing conference.

http://www.hpcwire.com/2015/11/30/women-in-hpc-sc15/

Broader engagement and mentoring programs designed to encourage people from underrepresented groups, and provide them with additional psycho-social support are useful and much needed. Corporate leadership training and counseling will help managers overcome bias. ImprovScience, STEM-Trek, Sustainable Horizons Institute, Women in HPC, and other nonprofit organizations have been formed to assist HPC industry partners with a variety of related issues.