You can also go to the Lego SeriousPlay WomenBuild workshop at the MSDN Developer Conferences! It combines personal interaction and networking with the use of LEGO(R) Bricks as a conceptual modeling tool, part of the LEGO(R) Serious Play Program (LSP).
Register for WomenBuild using this code: MDCWIT
You can also join the WomensBuild Facebook group.
There's a video by Laura Foy that tells you all about WomensBuild.
Washington DC: 1/16
New York: 1/20
San Fran: 2/19
Now now, hop along and register if you're fortunate enough to be in the region.