Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®- Pink Goes Red for
The members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®,
Zeta Alpha Omega and Alpha Lambda Chapters, whose
traditional colors are pink and green, adorned themselves in
red to help bring awareness to women and heart disease. This
activity is in support of the American Heart Association
national campaign "Go Red for Women.”
On February 7, 2020, the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha
observed Pink Goes Red for a Day by sponsoring a community
Aerobic Workout Party at Keyser Elementary School.
The exercise classes were led by Sheila Brown and Toni
Quinn. Thirty-two members of the community and 27 members of
Alpha Kappa Alpha participated in a fun, challenging aerobic
workout and line dancing to strengthen their cardiac fitness
and show just how much fun physical activity can be. Alpha
Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ®, Alpha Lambda
undergraduate chapter provided healthy snacks and blood
pressure readings to attendees. Educational materials were
also provided to ensure participants are aware of the
warning signs of a heart attack in women vs. men and heart
All the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha wore "Red" to the
February chapter meeting in support of heart health month.
The Graduate Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Incorporated®, Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter, is under the
leadership of the President Andrea Price, Vice President
Treva Jeffries and the Women's Healthcare and Wellness
Committee Chairman Fionne Roberts-Wright.
The Undergraduate Chapter, Alpha Lambda, at the University
of Toledo, is under the leadership of Zeta Alpha Omega's
Graduate Advisor Cheryl Bobo-Wallace, President Tulani
Black, Vice-President Tammeya Ashberry and Women's
Healthcare and Wellness Committee Chairman Amya Strong.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an
international service organization that was founded on the
campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. AKA
is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by
African American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha
Sorority, Incorporated is comprised of over 300,000 members
in the United States and abroad.