Beatrice Headlam is said to have played a small part in Oscar Wilde making bail. Who was she and whatever happened to her..?
Women have a long history of establishing and using their networks to get things done.
Born Ethel Mary Hogg; also known as Mrs H.F. Wood Sector: Media (Advertising) Every year King's College London holds the Ethel M. Wood Memorial Lecture on Biblical Studies. As well as endowing the lecture in 1947, Ethel Wood gifted the university a priceless collection of over 400 bibles and books of biblical studies in 1950. … Continue reading Ethel M. Wood (1877-1970)
Anne Meerloo set up her own advertising business when she still in her early 20s
Women have been part of the commercial workforce in Britain for nearly 200 years. Why is their representation in FT-SE 100 leadership roles still so low?
Marion Dorn left her mark on Britain with her innovative textiles.
Through her leadership of the Good Housekeeping Institute, Dorothy Cottington-Taylor equipped women to make light work of housework.
Margaret Havinden shook up the world of advertising between the wars and shaped the identity of brands we still see today.
Marion Jean Lyon, the first president of the Women's Advertising Club of London (WACL) was a woman with Punch.
Ethel Watts was an accountant who knew that numbers mattered, particularly when it came to women's pay.