African American Builders of Topeka: Tami E. Farr-Smith
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION Delta Sigma Theta is a sorority of college-educated women dedicated to public service with an emphasis in programs that target the African-American community. Delta Sigma Theta was founded on January 13, 1913 by 22 collegiate women at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Membership is open to any woman who meets the requirements, regardless of religion, race or nationality. Women may join through undergraduate chapters at a college or university, or through an alumnae chapter after earning a college degree.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is the largest African-American women’s organization in the world and has a membership of more than 300,000 college-educated women in more than 940 chapters located in the United States, the Caribbean, England, Germany, Korea, Japan, Bermuda, Jamaica, the Virgin Islands and the Bahamas.
Topeka Alumnae continue to excel in their public service programs. The chapter during the past 66 years has had outstanding leadership and is continuing to look toward the future years with enthusiasm.