HerStory

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organized on November 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven young educators:

  • Mary Lou Allison Little
  • Dorothy Hanley Whiteside
  • Vivian White Marbury
  • Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson
  • Hattie Mae Dulin Redford
  • Bessie M. Downey Martin
  • Cubena McClure

The group became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a charter was granted to Alpha chapter at Butler University. Soaring To Greater Heights Of Attainment Around The World, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., as a leading national service organization, has met the challenges of the day and continues to grow through Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service

Sorority’s Mission:  To enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmarks of the organization’s programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically. For more information regarding Sigma Gamma Rho, please visit sgrho1922.org