The early days of the reclaimed use of "geek" were strongly associated with computers and information technology  and the majority of practitioners were male. The term "Geekgirl" was coined by Rosie Cross in as the title of her online cyberfeminist magazine. Editions of this magazine from the mid 90's have been preserved by the Internet Archive. The widespread recognition of "geek girls" as a community occurred in summer , when the annual San Diego Comic-Con International included a panel entitled "Geek Girls Exist". The panel's popularity  has been credited as a primary mover in solidifying the girl geek concept.