What does it mean to be a woman in the workforce? For some, it means pushing the boundaries of the spaces they occupy — such as the resolute public servants in Parliament. For others, it is about the tenacity required to make their mark in male-dominated fields — like pioneering architect Minette De Silva, whose legacy has sadly been largely forgotten. And for the women whose careers have been shaped by circumstance instead of choice, their jobs are simultaneously an opportunity and a reminder of a deeply gendered culture. In this series, we will feature four stories of women in the workplace — and the obstacles they have had to overcome to get here.