The purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintains a progressive interest in college life, an to be of service to all mankind. The sorority is a member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).
Alpha Kappa Alpha asserts that membership is "comprised of over 200,000 college-trained women from around the world. The sorority has an active membership of over 49,000 members who represent a diverse constituency of women, from educators to heads of state, politicians, lawyers, medical professionals, media personalities, and decision-makers of major corporations. Graduate members constitute the largest percentage of membership." Alpha Kappa Alpha has 950 chapters located in the United States, the Caribbean, Canada, Germany, Korea and Japan.
Girl B: Yes! The AKAs are pretty cool on my campus.
Delta: But what have ya'll done lately?
Delta: That's what I thought *walks off*
AKA 2: (flips hair) I know girl! Alpha Kappa Alpha is so great! It's so unfortunate that everybody can't be pretty like us! I don't care about community service, I just want to be pretty and fashionable!
75 years later...
Observer: God she's an AKA? She is so old and ugly. What does she have now? I wonder what she has to show for her sorority. Beauty definetely fades.