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.
Syrie Maugham was a trend-setting designer who showed that business life can begin at 40.
Isabel Cooper-Oakley's business activities have been overshadowed by her involvement in Theosophism.
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.
Lucy Duff Gordon built an international couture business and revolutionised how clothes were marketed and sold
Many well-known women wore Ada Nettleship's clothes but Ada's story is just as interesting.
Elspeth Phelps may be largely forgotten now but she had a knack for making news