Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated(AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek letter organization established by African American college educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha is comprised of nearly 300,000 members in 1,012 graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, Liberia, the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Germany,
South Korea, Bermuda, Japan, Canada, South Africa and the Middle East.
For more information on Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and its programs, visit AKA1908.com
Beta Omega Chapter was chartered on October 20, 1920 by the 2nd International President Lorraine Richardson Green at the Paseo Branch of the YWCA in Kansas City, MO. The charter members were Gladys C. Anderson, Doris R. Novel, Judith A. Syms, Irma G. Frazier and Anne E. Jackson. The chapter was originally named Lambda Graduate Chapter and changed to Beta Omega in 1922 when Alpha Kappa Alpha realigned all chapter names to correspond with the order of the Greek alphabet. Beta Omega chapter is the 2nd oldest graduate chapter in the sorority and will celebrate its centennial in 2020.
For more information on Beta Omega chapter, visit AKABETAOMEGA.org