What do Alison Brooks, Sarah Williams of Aedas and Joanna van Heyningen of van Heyningen and Haward have in common with singer–songwriter JoanArmatrading and actor and comedian Maureen Lipman? On 16 October they will all be having lunch together at the Women of the Year Lunch in London. All attendees have been nominated by a panel of more than 20 women, including Armatrading (as president) and Lipman. Winners last year included Tina Turner and Margaret Thatcher. Good on them all – but what about Zaha?