The Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private/non-profit organization, based on Christian principles, whose purpose is to provide support through established programs in local communities and throughout the world.The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization’s Five Point Programmatic Thrust:

  • Economic Development
  • Educational Development
  • International Awareness and Involvement
  • Physical and Mental Health
  • Political Awareness and Involvement

Nationally and locally, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is working to address violence against women and encouraging all members to break the culture of silence surrounding this issue.  To support the organization’s tireless work to end domestic violence and increase awareness amongst minorities, the Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter (IAC) has developed a Domestic and Sexual Violence Initiative called H.E.L.P.  – Having Essential Links for your Protection.  For more information, click here.

Additionally, our web site includes other information about our sorority history, chapter history, service projects and other initiatives. Thank you for visiting our web site and we hope you enjoy your time here with us!

Please enjoy this video of our City-Wide “I Can’t Breathe Peaceful Walk & Prayer Vigil” that took place on Sunday, June 14th.

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SPECIAL THANKS to our Social Action Co-Chairs:Jessica Harris and Andrea Brown, our NPHC Reps: Jeida Robertson and Kandace DeSadier, Publicity Chair, Soror Camille Taylor,  ISCC Chair, Melissa Anderson-Traylor, Community Partnerships Chair,Crystal Babb and to Raven Orr and Joanna Carothers for this phenomenal video presentation.


Video credit: Joanna Carothers​

*Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter owns all rights to this “I Can’t Breathe” video.


The Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recognizes Indianapolis-area high school seniors annually with our Scholarship Awards Program. Amounts range from $500-$2500 for the 2020 scholastic year. Students may receive either the Fortitude Award, Pearl Award, Book Award, or Past Presidents’ Council Award. Criteria for the awards include scholastic achievement, community service, and recommendations from faculty or community leaders. This year’s awards recognize the outstanding achievements of the following:
Fortitude Awards
Sierra Lee – Ben Davis High School
Musa Ndhlovu – Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory High School
Jaliaya Molett – Tindley Accelerated School
Pearl Awards
Jayda Graham – Lawrence North High School
Kyra Patterson – North Central High School
McKenzie Murff – Ben Davis High School
Payton Nowlin – Brownsburg High School
Aniya Harris – Pike High School
Destiny Quarterman-Johnson – Ben Davis High School
Nia Denman – Irvington Prep High School
Book Awards
Nyah Conway – Cathedral High School
Gemaira Muhammad – Ben Davis University High School
Ayomide Ajao – Ben Davis High School
Past Presidents’ Council Award
Jaela Melton