Lucy Duff Gordon built an international couture business and revolutionised how clothes were marketed and sold
Emma Paterson had a short life but the organisations she started had long ones.
Laura Annie Willson: suffragette, house builder, engineer and the original northern powerhouse.
Alice Head was one of Britain's most successful business leaders between the wars. So why have so few people heard of her?
Viscountess Rhondda was in an unusually influential position in the first half of the century and used her power for good.
Beatrice Gordon Holmes was a self-made millionaire and quite a girl.
Beatrice Headlam is said to have played a small part in Oscar Wilde making bail. Who was she and whatever happened to her..?
Cecil Gradwell stands out for the holistic approach she took to improving the financial position of working women
Emma Cons was the founder of Old Vic Theatre but this was only one of her many contributions to British society. How well do we really know her?
Helen Lenoir is a forgotten but vital cog in the D'Oyly Carte machine.