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Google’s Doodle Marks 153rd Birthday Anniversary of Dr. Anandi Gopal Joshi

 

 

Google’s Doodle Marks 153rd Birthday Anniversary of India's 1st Female Doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi on 31st March 2018- Details

Google’s Doodle marks the 153rd birthday anniversary of India's 1st Female Doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi on 31st March 2018.

Google’s Doodle honors ‘Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi’ in order to inspire many women to get educated and for being the first Indian woman to obtain a degree in western medicine.

Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi’ became India’s first female doctor, securing a degree in medicine when she was 21 years from Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, now known as Drexel University College of Medicine.

Dr. Anandi Gopalrao Joshi with this also became the first Indian woman to qualify as a doctor from the United States.

India’s First Female Doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi (birth name Yamuna) was born on 31st March 1865 to an orthodox Brahmin family in Kalyan, Maharashtra.

Anandi Gopalrao Joshi while in America had contracted tuberculosis because of the cold weather and unfamiliar diet. She died 26 February 1887 before turning 22. Her death was mourned throughout India.


 

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