Mary Petherbridge started her career in a sector where women were poorly paid and found it hard to progress. 125 years later, little has changed.
Women were only allowed onto the floor of the London Stock Exchange in 1973, nearly 90 years after Amy Bell started work as a stockbroker.
Cecil Gradwell stands out for the holistic approach she took to improving the financial position of working women
Helen Cox forged a path in accountancy decades before women were formally accepted into the profession.
An early expert in the field of indexing, Nancy Bailey is now rarely to be found in an index herself.
Alice Hughes blazed a trail in the world of photography and her business advice, as well as her images, have stood the test of time.