Girl Geek Dinners began in Scotland a couple of years ago following the success of the idea south of the border.
So her idea grew and now Girl Geek Dinners are held all over the world.
Girl Geek Dinners is a relatively new movement that has been happening all over the world since 2005, but the first one has just launched in Wales and its members are on the lookout for like-minded women to help things grow across the country.
Girl Geek Dinners were founded four years ago as a result of a London developer, Sarah Blow, who was fed up of being one of the only females attending technical events and was tired of constantly having to prove herself in a room full of men.
Cardiff Girl Geek Dinners was set up by two Cardiff IT developers after they became frustrated women in digital media were being left out in a typically maledominated industry.
Girl Geek Dinners was founded in London in 2005, but now Welsh members are on the lookout for like-minded women to help things grow across the country.
Originally formed as Durham Girl Geek Dinners
, Mia was soon inundated with requests from women across the region and decided to widen the geographical scope of the group and re-brand it as Girl Geeks North East.
Durham Girl Geek Dinners aims to bring together women in different sectors who have a passion for technology.
KEY MEETINGS Mia Chapman, left, founder of Durham Girl Geek Dinner, with event host Kim Inglis,
uk Friday 19: Official launch of the Girl Geek Dinners
(North East) - a fun and friendly professional community for women and girls interested in technology, innovations, entrepreneurialism, creativity and computing.