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Founders Day

On January 27, 1870, Kappa Alpha Theta was founded as the first Greek-letter fraternity for women. Every year, we commemorate that date as Founders Day, celebrating the vision and perseverance of Bettie Locke Hamilton, Alice Allen Brant, Bettie Tipton Lindsay, and Hannah Fitch Shaw.

Founders Day on Social Media

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Founders Day on Social Media

Celebrating Founders Day? Share social media photos and posts to #Theta1870, and follow the hashtag to celebrate with sisters all around the world!

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Find several materials to help you plan a successful Founders Day event:

  • Founders Day Sub-Committees
  • Program Idea Bank
  • Templates and Resources

Also, find a Founders Day event scheduled near you!