Winona Cargile Alexander
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Who is Winona Cargile Alexander?
Winona Cargile Alexander was a founder of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated at Howard University on January 13, 1913. It was the second sorority founded for and by African-American women and was influential in women's building civic institutions and charities. In 1915, she was the first black admitted to the New York School of Philanthropy, where she received a graduate fellowship for her studies. She was the first African-American hired as a social worker in New York.
- born on (122 years ago) in Columbus
- ethnicity: African American
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Teacher, social worker
- died on (31 years ago)
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by Gerald L. Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel, John A. Hardin
The founders of the sorority were Winona Cargile Alexander, Madree Penn White, Wertie Blackwell Weaver, Vashti Turley ...
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