The original Pussy Riot – Diana Cooper, Nancy Cunard, Tallulah Bankhead, Josephine Baker, Tamara de Lempicka and Zelda Fitzgerald are six women who asserted their presence on their era. Their tales of excess and exploration make the Sex and the City troupe seem like extras from Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers.

Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation by Judith Mackrell – review

The precise etymology of “flapper”, as applied to a young woman of the Jazz Age, is a bit fuzzy. Most people seem to agree that it developed from the image of a baby bird leaving the parental nest and starting to wobble its way through the big, wide world.

We talk a lot about the gender pay gap, but what about the gender ambition gap? BCG dispel the myths surrounding the subject – have a read and see how it correlates – or otherwise – to your own experience.