Hacker culture is the term used for intersecting communities of people who are interested in creative uses of technology and/or circumventing computer security.
Hacker conferences include:
There are also Hacker spaces which are workshops where hackers come together to build stuff. Some hacker spaces have events for women.
Women in hacker culture Edit
- Limor Fried started Adafruit industries: http://adafruit.com/
- Leah Buechley is responsible for the Lilypad, a sewable microcontroller board: http://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoBoardLilyPad