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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded on January 15, 1908, on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC.


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated® is comprised of more than 355,000 initiated members in graduate and undergraduate chapters located in 12 countries, including the United States, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Dubai, Germany, Japan, Liberia, Nigeria, South Korea, South Africa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Led by International President & CEO Danette Anthony Reed of Dallas, Texas, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority often is hailed as

“America’s premier Greek-letter organization for African American women.”


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ® (AKA) was founded on a mission comprised of five basic tenets that have remained unchanged since the sorority’s inception more than a century ago. 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"

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