The Zeta Phi Beta sorority will convene the 88th Great Lakes Region Leadership Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Minneapolis, from April 13-16. Minnesota is the home to several chapters, with leaders in justice, public policy, and civic engagement curating change for the betterment of all people. The Minneapolis and Saint Paul chapters are excited to host the sorority’s International President and CEO Dr. Stacie NC Grant and the Great Lakes Regional Director and Chair of the Regional Directors Keisha D. Smith.
“The Minnesota state organization of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is excited to gather so many of our members in the great city of Minneapolis. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is a community-conscious and action-oriented organization and we strive to serve,” said State Director Keisha Mitchell. “Our local chapters are actively engaged in volunteer activities throughout the year from donating to the local domestic violence shelter, volunteering at elementary schools, donating school supplies, and providing the annual Effie McKerson book scholarship to a local high school senior. Most recently the Iota Zeta Zeta Chapter had the opportunity to volunteer at Harvest Prep Academy”.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is celebrating the Year of the International Woman: Serving and Advocating for Health Justice at Home and Abroad. The organization has 103 years of service as an organization and will gather in Minneapolis to address how to positively impact Black communities through its principles and awarding five scholarships to deserving high school and college students.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated was founded in 1920 on the campus of Howard University, and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. Zeta has initiated a diverse membership of more than 125,000 college-educated women with more than 850 chapters in North America, Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, Africa, and the Middle East. For more information about Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. visit its website.