About Us

Vision: Our vision is to be the leading inclusive community teaching data and coding skills for HPC resources.

Mission: We’re still working on our mission statement, but when it lands it’s going to be amazing!

About the Carpentries in general

The Carpentries project comprises the Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry communities of Instructors, Trainers, Maintainers, helpers, and supporters who share a mission to teach foundational computational and data science skills to researchers.

The Carpentries subscribes to a shared Code of Conduct. In January, 2018, Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry merged their projects to form The Carpentries. On November 1, 2018, The Carpentries Executive Council approved Library Carpentry as the third official Lesson Program of The Carpentries. The following two blog posts provide further background: Joint future for Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry and Library Carpentry is now officially a Lesson Program!. Visit the individual Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry web sites for more detailed project histories.