Today marks the 107th anniversary of my illustrious sisterhood, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The first Greek letter organization for college trained black women, founded January 15, 1908 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC. AKA has a legacy of service to the communities we serve. The sorority encompasses so much more than pink and green, skeewee, and step shows. With more than 265,000 members, we work to address the needs of others in the areas of Educational Enrichment, Health Promotion, Family Strengthening, Environmental Ownership. and Global Impact. We hear the call to serve, and we answer!
Founded: January 15, 1908 at Howard University, Washington, DC
Incorporated: January 29, 1913
Twenty Pearls: 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 1921
29 years and I am Oh So honored to be a part of this esteemed organization.
Happy Founders’ Day to all my Sorors, near and far as we continue to be of service to all mankind!