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Welcome to the Confident, Committed and Connected Central Region!

It is with intense excitement that I welcome you to the Confident, Committed and Connected Central Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®. It is an honor and privilege to serve as the 29th Central Regional Director – a region consisting of 92 graduate and undergraduate chapters located in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the cities of St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Central Region is the home of over 5,000 dynamic active sorority members, including International President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, who work diligently to build on the foundation already in place and preserve the culture and traditions that have made this great sisterhood what it is today.

As we move into a new era, Central Region will work determinedly implementing programs of service focused on the international program theme of Launching New Dimensions of Service℠. Targets will include Educational Enrichment, Health Promotion, Family Strengthening, Environmental Ownership and Global Impact. Through these targets, our members will launch aggressive activities that will serve to benefit individuals in the communities of which they are located and throughout the region. The sorority's signature program ASCEND℠, will motivate, engage and assist high school students in reaching their maximum potential. Central Region will not rest on its laurels for there is an abundance of work to do as we persist in our efforts of serving all mankind.

The Confident, Committed and Connected Central Region is proud to be a part of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® -- an organization that has devoted 109 years of service. We are proud to be a part of the first Greek-lettered organization organized by and for college-educated African American women. We are proud to be a part of a dynamic group of women who are talented, creative and blazing trails for present and future generations. We are Confident in our power, Committed to those we serve, and Connected to make a difference in our communities. We are Central Region.

Thank you for visiting the Central Region website. Please visit often for regional and national updates.

In Service,
Central Regional Director