WASHINGTON (January 24, 2012) On Wednesday, Feb. 1, Alpha Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, will host their 20th Annual Woman to Woman Conference, titled “Sisters Let’s Talk… Embracing Our Potential for Success, Achieving the Ultimate Score of Excellence,” on the historic campus of Howard University.
“The Woman to Woman Conference is a venue that allows teenage girls the opportunity to be introduced to new avenues of life and provides a foundation for young girls to work towards achieving momentous goals,” said Brittany Cole, 2011-2012 First Vice President of Alpha Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
This year, the Woman to Woman Conference will feature several distinguished guests, including keynote speaker actress Tatyana Ali from “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” and TV One’s new sitcom “Love That Girl” as well as radio station 93.9 WKYS media personality Angie Ange.
Since its inception in 1992, the Woman to Woman Conference has introduced high school girls to positive role models in an array of professions. Each year, more than 500 girls from around the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area are invited to Howard University to participate in workshops led by successful African-American women in the arts, business, politics, and several other fields. The conference also focuses on topics such as self-love and empowerment and encourages the participants to strive to reach their full potential.
Past conferences have featured notable entertainers, motivational speakers, and civil rights activists including Susan Taylor, former editor of Essence Magazine; actress Tasha Smith from Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married” and “Daddy’s Little Girls;” Grammy Award winning Letoya Luckett; former Miss America Erica Dunlap; and civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy Irene Height.
For more information on the 20th Annual Woman to Woman Conference, please visit www.WomanToWomanConference.net.
Howard University is a private research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Founded in 1867, students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 24 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University’s Web site at www.howard.edu.
About Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University to promote academic excellence; provide scholarships to college students; garner support to the underserved; and educate as well as stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy in order to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in black communities. Today, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority has over 200,000 members, representing over 900 collegiate and graduate chapters worldwide. The Sorority bases its programming and activities on its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.