The History of

Delta  Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.

Founded on January 13, 1913, by twenty-two collegiate women at Howard University, the sorority is currently a sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominantly Black college-educated women.

This includes 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, Canada, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Republic of Korea.

The major programs of the Sorority are based upon the organization's Five-Point Programmatic Thrust:

  • Economic Development

  • Educational Development

  • International Awareness and Involvement

  • Physical and Mental Health

  • Political Awareness and Involvement

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

This website is the sole property and responsibility of the New Orleans Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

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