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An Overview of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® 


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded in 1908 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC.  The small group of women who organized the sorority was just one generation removed from slavery.   However, they were resolute in making their college experiences meaningful and productive.  It was through that determination that Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded.  The sorority's influence extend beyond college campuses, and its legacy of service continues, rather than ends with college graduation.  With more than 1000 chapters and over 300,000 members (graduate and undergraduate), Alpha Kappa Alpha's mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of "Service to all Mankind." 


In most, if not all successful organizations, the leadership and its members understand the need to build meaningful, timely, and mutually beneficial partnerships. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated believes the same. Therefore, the 2018 - 2022 Administration has strategically aligned with corporate partners to assist in achieving the organization's international program targets.  And, to this end, the sorority has established strategic partnership opportunities with the following organizations:


Strategic Partner Organizations:

  • Equifax

  • Experian

  • LifeLock

  • Lions International

  • Merrill Lynch

  • PWC

  • Regions

  • Social Security Administration

  • Soles 4 Souls

  • TransUnion


The Sorority will utilize the talents and resources of it members to sponsor projects to enrich the quality of the citizens in the global community and promote empowerment and peace.



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