50 Geeky Women You Should be Following on Twitter

If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly looking for women who are like you and share the same interests. For this purpose, I’ve compiled a list of “Geeky Women” for you to follow on Twitter. These women range from cosplayers, YouTube entertainers, streamers, actresses, musicians, and intellectuals.

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  1. Julia “Miss Rage” is an absolutely gorgeous full time streamer. She’s also from Austria, and streams in German on Tuesdays, which is super cool too.
  2. ProjeCtSoLO is also a streamer who is hilarious and quirky. She’s guaranteed to entertain.
  3. Nicole Slaw is a pretty cool girl who streams games like League of Legends in her pajamas.
  4. Ilysuiteheart is a hilarious, gorgeous female streamer. She was the jungler for the professional all-girls League of Legends team I am Siren.
  5. LilyPichu may be the girl you know with the high pitched voice. However, she’s so much more entertaining than that. Not only does she stream, but she also creates YouTube videos with other YouTubers such as VideoGameDunkey and Sky.
  6. Jamie Broadnax is a blogger and creator of Blackgirlnerds, and online community dedicated to promoting nerdiness among black women and women of color.
  7. Jamila is the creator of the Girl Gone Geek Blog and str8outtagotham. She is the Co-founder of geekgirlbrunch.
  8. Mia Rose has been playing World of Warcraft since Vanilla. She even has her own NPC in-game named Mia the Rose.
  9. Walidah Imarsha is the co-editor of the upcoming anthology Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Movements. She is also a writer, organizer, educator, and performance poet.
  10. Lights is a Canadian pop singer who plays World of Warcraft and has numerous “geek” tattoos.
  11. Moogega Cooper is a Planetary Protection Engineer. She also went to college at 16. Woah.
  12. Yaya Han is a professional cosplayer, costume maker, and world traveler. She’s been cosplaying for 15 years now.
  13. Chloe Dykstra is a professional cosplayer and actress. She is the author of the YouTube series Just Cos for the Nerdiest Industries and a cast member of Heroes of Cosplay.
  14. Ashley Eckstein is a professional voice actress. She voiced Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels.
  15. Jessica Nigri is a professional cosplayer, promotional model, and YouTuber.
  16. Katee Sackoff is best known for playing Lieutenant Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on Battlestar Galactica.
  17. Lucy Lawless is a New Zealand actress best known for her role as Xena the Warrior Princess.
  18. Jade Raymond helped produce The Sims Online and Assassin’s Creed. She’s the former contributing correspondent and managing director at Ubisoft Toronto.
  19. Adrianne Curry is a gorgeous former America’s Next Top Model and a closet nerd. She plays World of Warcraft and has even teamed up with Stan Lee to film a web series.
  20. Rashida Jones got her big break on Freaks and Geeks and cemented her place in Hollywood with Parks and Recreation, made a name for herself (literally) with the Call Of Duty screen name “KarenTheJimSlayer” on The Office and later created her own comic book series, Frenemy Of The State.
  21. Tatiana King-Jones is the self-proclaimed “Grand Duchess of Tech,” she has served the social media and Internet community as a thought leader, tech advocate, and opinionated “nerd” personality.
  22. Leigh Alexander is a news editor for Gamasutra, a news and features site for video game developers.
  23. Meg Jayanth is a freelance writer and game maker. She is the writer of 80 Days, a popular smartphone game. EIC Kelsey interviewed her.
  24. MituK is the owner of the one-woman games company in the UK “The Tiniest Shark.” She’s responsible for creating Redshirt, a satirical sci-fi social networking simulation game.
  25. Olivia Grace is the associate eSports manager for Blizzard Entertainment.
  26. Nanashor is not one, but a community of French League of Legends ladies.
  27. Virginia Hughes is a science editor at BuzzFeed News.
  28. Jane McGonigal is a motivational speaker and game designer who uses games to channel positive and collaborative thoughts in an ever-changing, contemporary, world. She is the author of Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World.
  29. Jeri Ellsworth is an entrepreneur and computer chip designer and inventor.
  30. Emily Chang is the host of BloombergWest, a daily show about technology.
  31. Hilary Mason is the founder of Fast Forward Labs, a machine intelligence research company, and the Data Scientist in Residence at Accel.
  32. Karen Gillan is a Scottish actress and model. She is well known for her role as Amy Pond in Doctor Who and Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy.
  33. Teal Sherer is the star and creator of My Gimpy Life, a show which is revolutionizing what it means to have a physical disability.
  34. Lindsey Stirling is the world’s most famous dub-stepping violinist. She’s also a motivational speaker to teenagers.
  35. Oni Hartstein is the founder of RegenerationWho, a Doctor Who convention, and InterventionCon, the premier showcase of online creativity: comics, blogs, videos, and podcasts.
  36. Jillian Venters is the founder of Gothic Charm school and a LARPer.
  37. Rhianna Pratchett is a writer for games, film, TV, and comics. She has worked on titles like Tomb Raider, Heavenly Sword, Overlord 1 & 2, and Mirror’s Edge.
  38. Alice Bell has PhD in science communication and works for Sheffield Hallam University. She aims to increase public engagement with digital fiction.
  39. Celeste Anderson is the winner of the first season of King of the Nerds. She’s also a competitive FPS gamer.
  40. Lisa Foiles You may know her as the redhead from the Nickelodeon show All That; she grew up to be a video game journalist.
  41. Liana K is the co-host of the talk show Ed & Red’s Night Party. She’s also a video game journalist and hobbyist cosplayer.
  42. Leah Culver is a computer programmer and works in the developer advocate team at Dropbox. She was named one of the Most Influential Women in Web 2.0 by Fast Company Magazine.
  43. Amanda Wixted is a mobile developer specializing in games. Her recently shipped titles include include Maze Crusade, w.e.l.d.e.r.Farmville for iPhone, Petville, Mafia Wars, Live Poker, Pac-man, Poxnora, and Jellypop.
  44. Marissa Mayer is the current president and CEO of Yahoo! She was previously a spokesperson for Google.
  45. Sara Chipps is a JavaScript developer based in NYC. She’s the cofounder of Girl Develop It, a nonprofit organization that teaches women how to because software developers.
  46. Amanda Warner is a learning designer, whether this learning comes in the form online interactions, games, or in-person activities. She also works as a curriculum designer and Flash/AS3 developer.
  47. Its Hafu is a full time Hearthstone streamer and a MLG Champion.
  48. Belissa Love is League of Legends and Runescape streamer. She was voted fourth top female streamer by Top Streamers.
  49. Siobhan Reddy is a co-founder and studio director of Media Molecule, a video game development studio based in Guildford in the United Kingdom, most famous for their debut title LittleBigPlanet.
  50. Soha Kareem is a gamer, game writer, and game designer. She’s the co-director of Dames Making Games in Toronto, Canada and has lectured about digital games and games culture at Brandeis University, OCAD University, York University, and Ryerson University.

I have taken some information and women from sites like BuzzFeedThe Kernal, and Mashable. The information has been cited respectively from either Twitter or their own personal website.

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