A book for girl geeks, by girl geeks! Are you a geek? Do you enjoy geeky things in your spare time, or do you work in a geeky field? Many women who aspire to a geeky lifestyle have experienced sexism, holding them back from their dreams. This book features interviews with famous women in the fields of computer science, science and mathematics, gaming, science fiction and fantasy, and comics and manga to learn how they overcame any sexism they experienced to get where they are today. Each interviewed woman answered questions about: -How her passion for her geeky field grew -How she chose/landed upon her career path -Her current and planned projects -Whether or not she experienced sexism, and how she overcame it if she did -Her advice for girls and women interested in her field. The interviewees are: Computers and Technology: Ruzena Bajcsy, Anita Jones, Susan Landau, Barbara Liskov, Jo Ellen Moore, Evi Nemeth, Rosalind Picard, Ellen Spertus, Telle Whitney, Jennifer Widom, Nicole Zeckner, Lixia Zhang. Math and Science: Anna Kay Behrensmeyer, Rita Colwell, Beatrice Hahn, Margaret Liu, Amy Mainzer, Adriana Ocampo, Janet Rowley, Alexandra Rutherford, Jill Tarter. Gaming: Celeste Anderson, Tara J. Brannigan, Shanna Germain, Sheri Graner Ray, Stephanie Harvey, Jane Jensen, Kate Killick, Lindsay Morgan Lockhart, Rhianna Pratchett, Siobhan Reddy, Alana Smith-Brown, Caryn Vainio, Nia Wearn, Margaret Weis. Science Fiction and Fantasy: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Marta Acosta, Linda Addison, Beth Bernobich, Patricia Briggs, Jacqueline Carey, Rose Estes, Esther Friesner, Sara King, Genevieve Pearson, Anne Rice, Pamela Sargent, Lucy Taylor, Lisa Tuttle, Carrie Vaughn, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro. Comics and Manga: Gabrielle Bell, Jennifer Camper, Alex de Campi, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Devin Grayson, Roberta Gregory, Laura Lee Gulledge, Sheila Keenan, Barbara Kesel, Lucy Knisley, Elaine Lee, Christy Marx, Ann Nocenti, Rachel Pollack, Trina Robbins, Colleen Venable.