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National Mission

It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Our members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organized on November 12, 1922 at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana by Mary Lou Allison Little and six teachers: Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Dulin Redford, Bessie M.Downey Martin, and Cubena McClure.


Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority's aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development, and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.


" Greater Service, Greater Progress"


National HERstory



Epsilon Nu Sigma

The Epsilon Nu Sigma Chapter is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to support our national initiatives and provide assistance through established programs in local communities. It is a sisterhood of over 25 college educated women from various walks of life who come together to achieve one common goal – community service to serve the south suburbs of Chicago.

Take a look at our Digital Scrapbook from FY19

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