Tawhida Ben Cheikh: Google Doodle celebrates first modern Tunisian female doctor in North Africa, who featured on the new 10-dinar banknote

Google Doodle celebrates Tunisian physician Tawhida Ben Cheikh (also Tewhida Ben Sheikh; توحيدة بن الشيخ), the first modern Tunisian female in North Africa to become a doctor and a pioneer in women’s medicine, specifically contraception and abortion access, on March 27, 2021. Who was Tawhida Ben Cheikh? Tewhida Ben Sheikh (additionally Tawhida Ben Cheikh, Taouhida… Continue reading Tawhida Ben Cheikh: Google Doodle celebrates first modern Tunisian female doctor in North Africa, who featured on the new 10-dinar banknote

Margaret Lin Xavier: Google Doodle celebrates Thailand’s first female doctor Lin Srivisarnvaja

Google Doodle celebrates Margaret Lin Xavier (Lin Srivisarnvaja), popularly recognized as Thailand’s first female doctor, on her 122nd birthday on 29 May 2020. Margaret Lin Xavier or Khun Ying Srivisanvaja was born on 29 May 1898 in Bangkok, Thailand (then Siam), to Kim Kee and Celestino Maria Xavier, known as Phraya Sri Phipat Kosa, the… Continue reading Margaret Lin Xavier: Google Doodle celebrates Thailand’s first female doctor Lin Srivisarnvaja