Isabel Cooper-Oakley's business activities have been overshadowed by her involvement in Theosophism.
Together with her cousin, Rhoda, Agnes Garrett helped opened up interior design as a career for women.
Lena Ashwell's belief in the power of theatre took her to the battlefields of France and the swimming pools of East London.
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.
Emma Paterson had a short life but the organisations she started had long ones.
Emma Cons was the founder of Old Vic Theatre but this was only one of her many contributions to British society. How well do we really know her?
There is much more to Gertrude Jekyll than muddy boots and beautiful borders
Shareholder meetings were more lively when Louisa Thomson Price turned up