Beatrice Headlam is said to have played a small part in Oscar Wilde making bail. Who was she and whatever happened to her..?
Women have a long history of establishing and using their networks to get things done.
Through her leadership of the Good Housekeeping Institute, Dorothy Cottington-Taylor equipped women to make light work of housework.
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.
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?
Between the wars, Edith Beesley carved out a career as the Queen of Insurance.
How did the First World War affect the lives of working women? And how were their contributions recognised?
Affordable accommodation is not just a 21st century concern: it was an issue for Victorian women entering the workforce.
Viscountess Rhondda was in an unusually influential position in the first half of the century and used her power for good.