Notable Members Of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, INC.

Delta Sigma Theta is founded by 22 collegiate women of Howard University on January 13, 1913. The Founder’s first act of public service was participating in the Suffrage March of 1913. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was incorporated in 1930.

The founders are, Winona Cargile Alexander, Madree Penn White, Wertie Blackwell Weaver, Vashti Turley Murphy, Ethel Cuff Black, Frederica Chase Dodd, Osceola Macarthy Adams, Pauline Oberdorfer Minor, Edna Brown Coleman, Edith Motte Young, Marguerite Young Alexander, Naomi Sewell Richardson, Eliza P. Shippen, Zephyr Chisom Carter, Myra Davis Hemmings, Mamie Reddy Rose, Bertha Pitts Campbell,
Florence Letcher Toms, Olive Jones, Jessie McGuire Dent, Jimmie Bugg Middleton, Ethel Carr Watson

Motto: “Intelligence is the Torch of Wisdom” 


Colors: Crimson & Cream

Keisha Lance Bottoms

Shirley Chisholm

Keshia Knight Pulliam

Mara Brock Akil

K. Michelle

Other famous members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc are Barbara C. Jordan, Soledad O’Brien, Abby Phillip, Kym Whitley, Johnnetta Cole, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Collette V. Smith, Alexis Herman, Patricia Roberts Harris to name a few.