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Remembering India’s First Woman Chartered Accountant R Sivabhogam

On her 53rd death anniversary, The Quint tells the lesser known story of India’s first female auditor.

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Remembering India’s First Woman Chartered Accountant R Sivabhogam

To adopt and conquer a profession considered a male bastion in the times when women hardly had access to higher education is a task which requires both immense courage and talent. R Sivabhogam lacked neither when she stepped out in pursuit of her dream. The Quint brings to you the lesser known story of India’s first female auditor.

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(This article was first published on 14 June 2016. It is being reposted from The Quint’s archives to mark R Sivabhogam’s 53rd death anniversary.)

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