Delta Kappa Delta

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Delta Kappa Delta
ΔΚΔ
The Crest of Delta Kappa Delta
Founded October 1, 1999; 14 years ago (1999-10-01)
Texas A&M University
Type Cultural interest
Emphasis South Asian American
Colors Violet, Black, Silver
Symbol Diya
Flower Lotus
Mascot Peacock
Philanthropy Child abuse prevention and awareness
Headquarters College Station, Texas, United States
Homepage http://www.deltakappadelta.com/

Delta Kappa Delta (ΔΚΔ) is a United States based sorority for young women who have dedicated their hearts and souls to service and sisterhood. B.E.T.I.S. ("Behind Every True Indian Sister") was created as the grass roots service organization in which the National Founding Mothers realized the need to unite, serve, and educate the community. On October 1, 1999, these 13 young women began to spread their ideals to others under the name of Delta Kappa Delta. In addition to serving the community with enthusiasm, the National Founding Mothers emphasized excellence in education, citizenship, culture, and Sisterhood. Today, the women of Delta Kappa Delta continue to exemplify the innovative concept of “Service through Sisterhood, Sisterhood through Service”.

Purpose[edit]

Delta Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc. commits itself to the fostering of a united sisterhood, the development of indomitable spirit, the betterment of the community through humanitarian services, and the education of ourselves and others about the Indian sub-continental culture. Furthermore, we dedicate ourselves to personal, cultural enrichment through the awareness and preservation of our traditions and morals.

Motto[edit]

I slept and dreamt that life was joy,
I awoke and saw that life was service,
I acted, and behold, service was joy.

- Rabindranath Tagore

National Founding Mothers[edit]

  • Miss Preya Sharma (formerly Batra)
  • Miss Rachel Goel (formerly Gupta)
  • Mrs. Nisha Kavalam (formerly Kalluvilayil)
  • Miss Sylvia Kalluvilayil
  • Miss Sheila Krishan
  • Mrs. Hiral Mathur (formerly Shah)
  • Miss Dimple Patel
  • Miss Meenal Johnson (formerly Patel)
  • Mrs. Siby Samuel (formerly Philip)
  • Miss Neha Londono (formerly Shah)
  • Miss Nisha Sidwani
  • Miss Christina Thomas
  • Miss Celine Xavier

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Colonies[edit]

Service[edit]

Service is the foundation of Delta Kappa Delta. It is through service that the young women of Delta Kappa Delta are able to reach out to the community. The following are some of the service organizations and events that Delta Kappa Delta have been involved with:

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