Syrie Maugham was a trend-setting designer who showed that business life can begin at 40.
Ethel Wilson was a pioneer in the world of advertising but it is her fund-raising efforts that are still benefiting people today.
Ethel Ayres Purdie was the first woman to be accepted into a British professional accounting body.
Isabel Cooper-Oakley's business activities have been overshadowed by her involvement in Theosophism.
Henrietta Muller set up the first newspaper owned, written, edited and printed by women
Together with her cousin, Rhoda, Agnes Garrett helped opened up interior design as a career for women.
Kate Meyrick reigned over a nightclub empire in the 1920s, breaking the law and making her own long-lasting mythology.
Hilda Leyel founded Culpeper's as well as changing the way we cook and raise money for charity. Her influence is widely-felt but her name is little-known.
Louise Jopling's School of Art expanded her own horizons as well as those of her pupils.
Hilda Hewlett was the first woman in Britain to get her pilot's licence but it is for making planes as well as flying them that she should be known.