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This woman in 1883 had the best answer to the question of why a girl would want to be a doctor

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This woman in 1883 had the best answer to the question of why a girl would want to be a doctor

Quartz - Vijaysree Venkatraman

Why would an Indian woman go so far away for medical school? Because it was the best way to serve her country. That was the gist of the answer given by Anandibai Joshi—in 1883. Before a packed house in Bengal’s Serampore College, with an audience that included the American Consul General, Joshi …

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