Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson,
International President of Alpha
Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
260,000 Members/ 950 Chapters
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is one of the largest international sororities focusing on Launching New Dimensions of Service. AKA was founded by college trained African American women on the campus of Howard University in 1908. Being the nation’s oldest sorority, the legacy of “service to all mankind” has been the moto for more than 260,000 college women today. AKA has over 950 chapters internationally that provides volunteer services to local communities that have been impactful in diverse communities. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and the American Heart Association share common priorities and in the minority community. The partnership between the two organizations was established in 2010 to promote mutual goals through multiple communication channels to educate the African American population of heart disease and stroke.