#1reasonwhy  because my male colleagues are allowed to occasionally be obnoxious, silly, immature, annoying, drunk. i'm not.— leighalexander (@leighalexander) November 27, 2012 
Being mistaken for male co-founder's assistant ...three times? four? #1reasonwhy — Caterina Fake (@Caterina) November 27, 2012 
And so, the #1reasonwhy  hashtag went crazy on Monday night - check out the graph line on Topsy . A new hashtag, #1reasonmentor , aims to connect women starting out in the industry with older, more seasoned hands, in the hope of stamping out grim, misogynistic attitudes.
#1reasonwhy : Because they saw my desk in the middle of a sea of coder cubicles, and still assumed I was the secretary...— TransformEnt. (@Transform_Ent) November 27, 2012