Female students, graduates and IT professionals are invited to attend an event where they can hear from inspirational women and learn more about working in the technology industry.

The FDM Women in IT Advantage Session, hosted by IT training and services provider FDM Group, is a free event taking place in London next week.

Inspirational women speaking at the event include Gillian Arnold, founder of IT services and staffing company Tectre. Arnold is chair of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT's group for female members, BCSWomen, and also won the inspiration of the year award at the everywoman in Technology Awards this year.

Another speaker is Maria Ingold, head of technology for Sony and Disney-owned, video-on-demand company FilmFlex Movies. With 21 years of experience in interactive multimedia, games, TV and film, her responsibilities at FilmFlex include setting the company's technical strategy and architecting its technical solutions.

The event will be taking place near London Bridge on 31 May between 6pm and 8pm. For more information and to book a free place, email [email protected] with your full name and telephone number.