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About Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Stained glass window in Miner hall

The Founders Window, located in Rankin Chapel, Howard University.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® (AKA) is an international service organization that  was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC in 1908.


It is the oldest  Greek-lettered organization established by African-American, college-educated women. Alpha  Kappa Alpha is comprised of 300,000 members in 1,026 graduate and undergraduate  chapters in the United States, Liberia, the Bahamas, the US Virgin Islands, Germany, South Korea,  Bermuda, Japan, Canada, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.


Led by International  President Danette Anthony Reed, 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, visit


The founders of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Click the image for additional details.

Pi Omicron Omega is located within the Mid-Atlantic Region, led by Nadine Vargas-Stewart who serves as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director. For additional information about the Mid-Atlantic Region, please visit:

Membership into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated is by invitation only. For additional information, please see the Prospective Members section of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated national website.


If you are a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and are interested in visiting a chapter meeting, reactivating your membership or joining our chapter, we would love to hear from you. You may contact us by going to the following link and completing the form: Contact Us

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