• Founder’s Day 2017

    Starts Friday, January 13, 2017 with the movie, “Hidden Figures” which features Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority members Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson and their incredible work done for NASA in the 1950s. Shown here, Ms. Johnson receives Presidential Medal of Freedom, under President Barack Obama in 2015.

  • One Million Backpacks by 2018!

    Join us in our worldwide campaign to distribute One Million Backpacks, sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Across the world, events are being held to gather backpack donations to deliver to students in need. As we strive to achieve “no student left behind,” we ask that you write to us to find out how you may participate! Thank you.

  • Upcoming Events

    The Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® joins our national organization and remains active in the community through service, conferences and special events. Internationally, our 283,000 members give over 1.5 million service hours every year to meet the needs of the community. For a glimpse into upcoming events, conferences and news about Zeta Alpha Omega, click below.

  • Welcome to Zeta Alpha Omega

    “On January 15, 1908, Ethel Hedgeman’s dream of establishing an organization for women of like minds coming together to cultivate sisterhood and service to all mankind crystalized into our beloved sorority – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®.”

  • History of Zeta Alpha Omega

    The Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter was chartered in Toledo, Ohio on April 25, 1952, in the home of Soror Reba Harris of 635 Moran Avenue. Soror Laura T. Lovelace was Supreme Basileus and Soror Fayette B. Norris, Great Lakes Regional Director. The First Chapter Officers were:

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"The guiding force developed by our illustrious Founders continues to live on in Zeta Alpha Omega today..." 

- Felicia Dunston, 2016-17 President

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Latest News At Zeta Alpha Omega

Founder’s Day Celebration January 13-16, 2017

Please Note: This event is open to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority members only. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® ● Founders’ Day Celebration ● January 13-16, 2017 Founder’s Day 2017 Event Payment Options Graduate $35.00 USDUndergraduate $20.00 USDAssessment $100.00 USD “Celebrating the Roots of Our Sisterhood” Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter ● Alpha Lambda

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President’s Message

Welcome to the official website of the Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®. We are proud to celebrate 64 years of compassionate service to the residents of Toledo, Ohio and since our inception Zeta Alpha Omega has been on the forefront of providing ‘Service to all Mankind’. 

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Former Presidents

Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter 1972-1973: Soror Willie Kate Jackson 1974-1975: Soror Helen V. Cohen 1976-1977: Soror Ann Colbert Battles 1978-1979: Soror Ethel Spencer 1980-1981: Soror Elinor W. Allen 1982-1983: Soror Phyllis L. Stephens 1986-1987: Soror Zephyr Taylor 1988-1989: Soror Edna Robertson 1990-1991: Soror Valerie Penn 1992-1993: Soror Marie L. Bush

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Reclaiming Pearls

The members of Zeta Alpha Omega welcome all members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to reactivate with our chapter. We invite you to join us at our next chapter meeting. First time visitors are encouraged to arrive a few minutes early as credentials are verified prior to admitting new

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