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It is an honor to serve as the Regional Director of the Mid-Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated©.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the oldest Greek-lettered organization founded by college-educated African American women. From its humble beginnings at Howard University more than a century ago, to its global footprint today, it is with great pride that the members of the Mid-Atlantic Region continue to advance the legacy of our founders.

The Mid-Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated©, was established in 1953. Today, it is home to more than 7,300 members, and is comprised of 82 graduate and 48 undergraduate chapters throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the state of North Carolina. Members are the heart of Alpha Kappa Alpha and we are committed to providing programs that benefit our local communities and to be of service to all mankind.

Under the leadership of our International President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority remains a vital 21st century service organization that addresses some of the greatest human, civil rights and social issues in our society today. The sorority’s 2014-2018 international program initiatives under the platform Launching New Dimensions of Service℠ will address community needs with programs in five target areas:

  • Educational Enrichment
  • Health Promotion
  • Family Strengthening
  • Environmental Ownership
  • Global Impact

The signature program, ASCEND℠ , will motivate, engage and assist high school students in reaching their maximum potential.

I cordially invite you to support our activities at both the local and national levels as we work together to advance the mission of our organization.

Thank you for your interest in the Mid-Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated©.

Joyce Henderson

Mid-Atlantic Regional Director
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated©

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. ©