Iota Phi Lambda Sorority Inc.

Delta Phi Chapter

Howard University

Powerful Business and Professional Women of the Past, Present and Future

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Our Mission

Our mission is to unite in a sisterhood qualified business and professional women who will encourage, inspire, nuture, and assist persons engaged in business vocations.



Our History

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.


Delta Phi Chapter Leadership

President   Elahé Williams


Elahé Williams

1st Vice President   Dophiadie Pierre

1st Vice President

Dophiadie Pierre

2nd Vice President   Ariel Berry

2nd Vice President

Ariel Berry

Treasurer   Jayda Jackson


Jayda Jackson

Recording Secretary   Mykela DeVille

Recording Secretary

Mykela DeVille

Journalist   Cheryl "Deni" Dedmon


Cheryl "Deni" Dedmon


"Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible."


Soror McLeod Bethune