Ella Gasking turned a small family business into a household name, building Batchelor's into a brand that lives today.
Olive Edis photographed many of the leading figures of the day but it is her record of women's war work that was a real landmark.
Between the wars, Edith Beesley carved out a career as the Queen of Insurance.
Christina Broom took to the streets with her camera and created a vital record of Edwardian London.
Amy Ashwood Garvey was an activist and entrepreneur whose impact is still being fully understood
Shelley Gulick may be forgotten now but during her life she was seen as a pioneer in the world of insurance.
When is a first not really a first? For Norah Wilmot, her official racing first came after fifty years on the job.
Twenty five years after she started her fight, Mary Harris Smith finally received the professional accreditation she deserved.
Betty Joel became a household name between the wars, then disappeared.
Gladys Burlton was one of the first management consultants, giving companies advice 100 years ago that stands the test of time.