A social reformer with many firsts.Cornelia Sorabji (15-11-1866 to 6-7-1954)
Born in Nashik, she grew up in Belgaum and Pune, she had to struggle to get funding for her education. Many including Florence Nightingale contributed to help her complete her studies in England. She returned to India in 1894 with a law degree but was only allowed to practice law in 1923 (until then women were barred from practicing law).
First female graduate of Bombay Univeritsy
First woman to study law at Oxford or any British Univeristy
First female advocate of India
First woman to practice law in India and Britain
(Source:google doodle and wiki)