Welcome to airsoft Mia. Unfortunately I have only seen a couple of women playing airsoft. We definitely need more like you.
Learning hand signals is another skill that becomes handy in airsoft. I attend TTAC3 in Toronto and we use hand signals all the time. That way, the enemy has no idea what your actions will be.
Also, if you plan on buying anything from overseas such as gear and accessories, use paypal. It will save you a lot of headaches. Just learned that lesson the hard way. There are lots of deals on eHobby as well. Here is a link to one of the pages: