Rathbone and Macadam collaborated on many social and political projects, most with feminist aims. They began by stabilising the Settlement's budget and community programmes. The two then served on the founding committee of the School of Social Studies and Training for Social Work
Her partner, Elizabeth Macadam
, also continued with her socio-political activities throughout World War I. In 1916 Macadam joined the Welfare Department of the Ministry of Munitions
. The following year she began as the...