Lola Mercedes Parker had a dream. On June 1, 1929, that dream became Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., which is the first African-American sorority for business and professional women. Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. strives to create space for black women and to help those women prosper in the business and professional landscape.
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. was founded in Chicago, Illinois
Gamma chapter was chartered in Washington, D.C.
Delta Phi chapter was chartered at Howard University
Our Projects and Programs
Learn more about our national projects and programs that we use to nurture our community and further the dream of economic independence for women like us.