Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated    (AKA)

is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha is comprised of nearly 300,000 members in approximately 1,018 graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Liberia, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Dubai, Germany, Japan, Liberia, and South Korea. Led by International President Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, Alpha Kappa Alpha is often hailed as

“America’s premier Greek-letter organization for African American women.” For more information on Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and its programs, log onto www.aka1908.com.

 

Founded: January 15, 1908 at Howard University, Washington, DC

 

Incorporated: January 29, 1913

“Twenty Pearls”: Refers to Founders and Incorporators

Motto: “By Culture and By Merit”

Symbol: Ivy Leaf

Flower: Pink Tea Rose

Colors: Salmon Pink and Apple Green

Official publication: Ivy Leaf magazine, first published in 1921

International President: Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover (2018– 2022)

Membership (as of June 2018):

*  75,000+ active members; nearly 300,000 members initiated worldwide

*  Chapters: 1,018 

Prospective Members

Graduate membership is by invitation only

and is not solicited through our graduate chapters. Graduate chapters host public

events, such as forums, cultural

presentations and social activities,

so that prospective candidates can

become acquainted with chapter members

and learn about service activities they

offer to local communities.

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© 2020 by Gamma Kappa Omega Chapter

of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

PO Box 519/Carbondale, IL 62903

aka1908gko@gmail.com

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