I just found this event and thought I'd share the link with you - http://www.womenwhotech.com/
I found it through this article about Women in Technology: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/7_stories_about_women_heroes_in_tech_-_please_send.php
Note: the author is looking for more stories, so if you want to tell yours, go ahead :-)
Businessweek article about women in technology businesses.
Just saw this story of a girl having decided to pursue a career in mechanical engineering and thought I'd share: http://www.army.mil/-news/2010/03/08/35519-engineering-student-finds-focus-at-tobyhanna/index.html