because she might be one.
I've said before that the two X chromosomes don't preclude women from geekiness, and I'd say it again, but now there's a book about it that probably gets the point across much better than I would. She's Such a Geek: Women Write About Science, Technology, and Other Nerdy Stuff is a collection of essays by female scientists, engineers, comic book writers, and game designers.
Annalee Newitz tells us more at Table of Malcontents
I want this book!