About Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
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. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding more than 300,000 women have joined the organization. The organization is a sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women. The sorority currently has more than 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, Canada, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the Republic of Korea.
Founders of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc
Osceola Macarthy Adams, Jimmy Bugg Middleton, Marguerite Young Alexander, Pauline Oberdofer Minor, Winona Cargile Alexander, Vashti Turley Murphy, Ethel Cuff Black, Naomi Sewell Richardson, Bertha Pitts Campbell, Mamie Reddy Rose, Zephyr Chisom Carter, Eliza Pearl Shippen, Edna Brown Coleman, Florence Letcher Toms, Jessie McGuire Dent, Ethel Carr Watson, Frederica Chase Dodd, Weartie Blackwell Weaver, Myra Davis Hemmings, Madree Penn White, Olive C. Jones and Edith Motte Young.