Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter ~ Established 1935 ~ Richmond VA





SAVE THE DATE! On January 28, 2021, The Incomparable Iota Sigma Chapter will have an informative and much needed conversation with Shamere McKenzie! As we learn more about her experience as a survivor and more ways we can help as she advocate for victims. This is an event you don't want to miss! Please consider donating directly to Ms.McKenzie's non profit organization to help sex trafficking victims at




The Dr.Elizabeth J. Johnson & Dr. Jocelyn G. Henry-Whitehead scholarships are now available. Please access the application by scanning the QR code or visiting the website


altThe Ladies of the Iota Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. wish to bring you greetings and a warm welcome!

Since our founding on November 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana at Butler University by seven African American school teachers, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. continues its commitment to the tenets of excellence in Scholarship, Sisterhood and Service. For more than nine decades, the dynamic women of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. from all races, religions, and professional backgrounds have built and sustained a well-known and respected reputation for not only leading positive change, but more importantly, inspiring others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more.

In 1935, the Incomparable Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter was chartered and is the oldest in the Northeastern Region (which covers Bermuda, Canada, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Haiti, Korea, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virgin Islands, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia).  Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter is comprised of women from every profession who are dedicated and sensitive in identifying the needs of the community in which we serve.

The ladies of the Iota Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. thank you for visiting our website!  We welcome you to our community service and social programs to continue to uplift our community.  We hope you find our website to be a convenient way to learn more about the remarkable programs, initiatives, and achievements of the Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter.  


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