Fatima Sheikh was born in 1831. As a teacher and social reformer, her work was inspired by Jyotirao Phule and Savitribai Phule, two of India's most influential social reformers. As a result, she is widely considered India's first Muslim woman teacher. Jyotirao and Savitribai Phule, along with Fatima Sheikh, drove education among the disadvantaged communities as one of the first Muslim women teachers in modern India. You can test your knowledge of Fatima Sheikh by taking this quiz.