Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the oldest Greek-letter organization established in America by black women. Founded in 1908, by nine students of Howard University in Washington DC, its membership approaches two hundred thousand women in the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa. Building on the experiences of more than 100 years of sisterhood and service, Alpha Kappa Alpha is moving into a new century of increased services and richer fellowships.
PURPOSE OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY INC.
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 the social stature. To maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of service to all mankind.
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