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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
A LITTLE BIT OF HERSTORY
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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. a non profit organization was founded on November 12, 1922 on the predominantly white campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Seven young teachers sought to create a network of female,
African American educators. We later expanded to include all professional women. That unity drew these women closer,thus forming a lifetime bond. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, although founded in 1922, did not become incorporated until December 29, 1929. The organization belongs to the National Pan-Hellenic Council.

The founders of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. are Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Hattie Mae Annette Dulin Redford, Mary Lou Allison Gardner Little, Vivian White Marbury, Bessie Downey Rhodes Martin, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, and Cubena McClure.

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