Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® was founded on January 15, 1908 on the Campus on Howard University in Washington D.C. Lead by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, a group of sixteen women became the original founders of our sorority. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority became the first Greek-Letter Organization established by and for college educated African American women. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority received her incorporation on January 29, 1913. Today their legacy continues as we continue to fulfill their purpose: 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 and to be of Service to All Mankind.
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