Influential Women in Tech

Closing the gap for women in IT, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness

Format: In-Person Event, Cirencester

Date: 10th November 2022

Time: 4.30pm to 10pm


To the leaders, the innovators, the tech-mums, the game-changers, the enablers, the pioneers, and the powerful women that work in the tech world –  this event is for you!

The tech industry has always been heavily dominated by men, with only 19% of women occupying positions within the industry. We are bringing women together to solve, support and inspire the next generation of women in IT. This event will also be a platform to raise funds for Better Futures and Maggie’s who provide support to people diagnosed with various cancers. This event aims to help support, and draw awareness to, the 5000 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the UK, as well as encourage a brighter future for women in the tech industry.

Women are striving, thriving and driving for change so let’s join for one evening to celebrate!


4:30 PM           Arrival – Drinks Reception, Goodie Bag Collection, Purchase Raffle Tickets

5:00 PM           Crisis Simulator

6:00 PM           Guest Speaker

6:30 PM           Dinner (three courses)

7:30 PM           Guest Speaker

8:00 PM           Desserts served

8:30 PM           Breast Cancer Awareness Tips and Advice from a specialist

9:00 PM           Raffle Prize Draw

10:00 PM         Carriages

The Hosts

Join Kelly Allen, Lauren Nield, Annabelle Forrest and Zoe Butt for our Inspirational Women in Tech Event! As women working in the cyber industry, we are keen to shine a light on all the great females working in tech. We are also looking to educate each other about breast cancer: what to look out for, and any advice.

Kelly Allen

Lauren Neild

Annabelle Forrest

Zoe Butt

Guest Speakers

To Be Confirmed

Confirmed Guest in October

To Be Confirmed

Confirmed Guest in October

Breast Cancer Awareness – Information

Breast Cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer are over the age of 50, however younger women can still be diagnosed with breast cancer. About 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. There’s a good chance of recovery if it’s detected at an early stage. For this reason, it’s vital that women check their breasts regularly for any changes and always have any changes examined by a GP.

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We will be fundraising throughout the month of October and at the event in November, all proceeds will be donated to a selected Breast Cancer charity.

The charities we are working with:

Better Futures - Great Western Hospitals

Brighter Futures is the registered charity of Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and supports services at Great Western Hospital in Swindon and in the community health sites across Swindon.

For more information visit here:


Maggie’s is a charity providing free cancer support and information in centres across the UK and online.

If you are unable to attend the event but would still like to donate please visit our donation page here:

Ingleside House

If you’re travelling from far away, you are welcome to an overnight stay at Ingleside House in Cirencester. This beautiful, grade II listed building is nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, just a few minutes walk away from the town centre. With its cosy rooms, theatrical décor and delicious food, this hotel is one of our favourites!

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