History of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the first Greek-lettered organization established by Black college women, was founded on January 15, 1908 at Howard University , and was incorporated on January 29, 1913 to ensure perpetuity. Alpha Kappa Alpha has grown from one undergraduate chapter to an international organization with a membership of more than 140,000 women. Our membership consists of women of distinction and exemplary character who excel in scholarship, leadership and service. Our undergraduate and graduate chapters are located throughout the United States, West Africa, the United Kingdom, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Korea and Germany. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is the epitome of service, sisterhood, class, grace and finer womanhood.
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