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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. The sorority was founded on January 13, 1913  by twenty-two collegiate women at Howard University.

The organization is a sisterhood  of predominately Black, college educated women. The sorority currently has 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, England, Japan(Tokyo and Okinawa). Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the Republic of Korea.

For more information, visit our national website at www.deltasigmatheta.org

FOUNDERS OF DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY

Osceola Macarthy Adams

Marguerite Young Alexander

Winona Cargile Alexander

Ethel Cuff Black

Bertha Pitts Campbell

Zephyr Chisom Carter

Edna Brown Coleman

Jessie McGuire Dent

Frederica Chase Dodd

Myra Davis Hemmings

Olive Claire Jones

Jimmie Bugg Middleton

Pauline Oberdorfer Minor

Vashti Turley Murphy

Naomi Sewell Richardson

Mammie Reddy Rose

Eliza Pearl Shippen

Florence Letcher Toms

Ethel Carr Watson

Wertie Blackwell Weaver

Madree Penn White

Edith Motte Young