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Alpha Kappa Alpha

Transcript: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated Made by: Diana L. White OVERVIEW A.K.A. Alpha Kappa Alpha Was founded on the campus of Howard University in 1908. Since then, the sorority has flourished into a globally-impactful organization of nearly 300,000 college-trained members, bound by the bonds of sisterhood and empowered by a commitment to servant-leadership that is both domestic and international in its scope. HISTORY HISTORY Ethel Hedgeman was the founder of Alpha Kappa Alpha. She dreamed of creating a support network for women, resulting in the first Negro Greek-letter sorority. TIMELINE TIMELINE 2000s 1980s 1900 Promoted Negro culture and encouraged social action through presentation of Negro artists and social justice advocates Adopted more than 27 African villages, earning Africare’s 1986 Distinguished Service Award; encouraged awareness of and participation in the nation’s affairs, registering more than 350, 000 new voters; and established the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Donated $1 million to Howard University to fund scholarships and preserve Black culture REGIONS REGIONS For more efficient administration, chapters are grouped by the Boulé into regions. The organization is organized into ten regions; each under the supervision of a Regional Director. The ten chapters in the U.S. LOCATIONS FOUNDERS FOUNDERS Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded on January 15, 1908 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC. Its founders were among the fewer than 1,000 Negroes enrolled in higher education institutions in 1908 and the 25 women who received Bachelor of Arts degrees from Howard University between 1908 and 1911. The original nine that actually founded the sorority were Anna Easter Brown, Beulah Burke, Lillie Burke, Marjorie Hill, Margaret Flagg Holmes, Ethel Hedgeman (Lyle), Lavinia Norman, Lucy Diggs Slowe and Marie Woolfolk (Taylor) EXTRA INFO Anna Easter Brown Born: 1879 – Died: 1957 Educator THE FOUNDERS Lillie E. Burke Birth: 1884 – Died: 1949 Educator Beulah Elizabeth Burke Born: 1885 – Died: 1975 Educator Margaret Flagg (Holmes) Birth: 1886 – Died: 1976 Educator Marjorie Hill Birth: Unknown - Died: 1909 Educator Ethel Hedgeman (Lyle) Birth: 1887 – Died: 1950 Educator Lavinia Norman Birth: 1882 – Died: 1983 Educator Lucy Diggs Slowe Birth: 1885 – Died: 1937 College Dean Marie Woolfolk (Taylor) Birth: 1893 – Died: 1960 Social Worker 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 Founded: January 15, 1908 at Howard University, Washington, DC Incorporated: January 29, 1913 QUICK FACTS QUICK FACTS THE END!!! All information and pictures came from


Transcript: Famous Memeber of AlphaKappaAlphA AKA commonly used name The " K's " commonly used by members of this organization Founders Of AKA's Nellie Quander Nellie Pratt Russell Julia E. Brooks Minnie B. Smith Presented By : TaLonna James and Mizan White JU AKA'S Up Close and Personal With A AKA Fun Facts Of AKA Closing Words From Ms.Robinson Greet me Delta or step out of line cause all your founders were pledged by mine . Colors : Salmon Pink and Apple Green Symbol : Ivy Green Sigma Gamma Rho , who are they ? No one even knows . Advice for people who are considering pledging ? Make sure your GPA is up to par , do research on the organization you are thinking about joining and also make sure you are an serious inquire . Nicknames Of Alpha Kappa Alpha Always remember , Make the sorority .. don't let it make you . youth empowerment program that gives life skills Ewc AKA's YouthGroups Advice for people who are undecided between what sorority to choose from ? FAMU : Beta Alpha FSU : Zeta Omicron Spellman : Mu Pi FUN PUNS ! Consider One Of The Best Step Show Performance Of All Time Chapter Names ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA sorority inc. AKA's are know for having their nose in the air , and saying things such as " conceded , conceded is what they say but when your number 1 you can act that way . " these are misconceptions that makes people THINK they have the "conceded" attitude . K's carry there self a certain way that lead people to believe they are conceded . But the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha never cared what people think . Zeta Phi Beta also known as them AKA haters There is no other sorority than AKA , however you must know who you as a person be aware of who you are and what you believe in to choose the right sorority . ACHIEVEMENT SELF AWARNESS COMMUNICATION ENGAGEMENT NETWORKING DEVELOPMENT SKILLS The True Question Everybody Wants To Know , Are AKA's Truly Conceded ! ASCENDS

Alpha Kappa Alpha

Transcript: Educational Enrichment Health Promotion Family Strengthening Environmental Ownership Global Impact The Future/Career of an AKA To cultivate and encourage high scholastic an ethic standards To promote unity and friendship among college women Study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women Maintain progressive interest in college life To be be of service to all mankind Connections from this Sorority can help you get a job. Teachings from this Sorority can help in your career Structure from this Sorority can lead to being a well trained employee Without AKA's Alpha Kappa Alpha: The AKA's were established in 1908 on the campus of Howard University by nine scholastic leaders. Soon after, seven student sophomores were added to ensure continuity. These women were led by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority motto is "By culture, and By merit" which was created by founder Beulah Elizabeth Burke. The first national president was Nellie M.Quander The current national president is Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson They were the first African American women's Sorority The symbols of AKA: There would be less Educational Advancements-less scholarships There wouldn't be help improving education There wouldn't by any ability of achievement; motivation No motivation in college life History: The Pearl Necklace represents the foundation, the founders, and the incorporates because without them they would be no AKA. The necklace consists of 20 pearls, 16 represents the founders and 4 represents who incorporated the sorority. They use the mirror as a reflection to see all virtues that represent a lady of AKA. The green gold enameled ivy leaf represents strength and long lasting friendships Pink tea rose represents a woman of serene nature Famous People that were AKA's How the AKA's affected people: Programs: "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc." Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2016. "Welcome." Mu Kappa Omega Chapter Home Page. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2016. "Launching New Dimensions of Service." Programs. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2016. "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Gamma Chapter." Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Gamma Chapter. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2016. "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (1908- ) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed." Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (1908- ) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2016. Sources: Alicia Keys Maya Angelou Loretta Devine Gladys Knight Jada Pinkett-Smith Lynn Whitfield Toni Braxton Rosa Parks Iyanla Vanzant Brandy Norwood

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