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04 Women Pioneers

Jewish women were well-educated and played important roles in their families and in the community. Many were professionals and were highly trained in numerous fields. They competed in sports and were active in political affairs. Hannah Sen, a lawyer, rose to be a prominent nationalist and one of the leaders of the Indpendence Struggle. With her sister, Regina Guha, they blazed a trail for Indian women into legal profession. Women such as Ramah Luddy, Ramah Musleah organized and run Jewish schools and other social institutions and rose to prominence as community leaders. Tabitha Solomon was the first woman dentist in India.