Anne Meerloo set up her own advertising business when she still in her early 20s
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.
Sparky Margaret Partridge built a business lighting up villages in the 1920s
Caroline Haslett believed in the equality of status and opportunity for women at work, particularly in the field of engineering. What would she think of the progress made to date?
Helen Vernet was a gigolo-loving book-maker who made millions between the wars.
Ella Gasking turned a small family business into a household name, building Batchelor's into a brand that lives today.