Impact Leadership Learning

Leadership Through Civic Engagement

An interview conducted by Becca Berkey (Alpha Chi, Butler University) As a leader within her own community as the director of community-engaged teaching & research at Northeastern University, Becca Berkey, an Alpha Chi Omega volunteer leadership development specialist, shares the impact of civic engagement by interviewing her friend and colleague, Stephanie King. Stephanie serves as […]

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Star Challenge: The Impact You’re Making

By Kene Orakwue (Delta Mu, University of Massachusetts)  One of the many programs, events and experiences supported by the Foundation’s Real. Strong. Women.® Fund, Leadership Academy is Alpha Chi Omega’s premier training for chapter presidents and executive board officers. Each year, two former chapter presidents and attendees serve as Leadership Academy interns, responsible for assisting […]

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What You Say to Survivors Matters

By Allison Summers, assistant director of education and leadership initiatives In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness month, Alpha Chi Omega was joined by RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network) as its first sorority partner to host a webinar focusing on supporting young survivors. We were joined by collegians, alumnae and nonmembers to learn about […]

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#AXOLA20

Every year collegiate chapter officers from across the country gather in Indianapolis for Leadership Academy, Alpha Chi Omega’s premier leadership training. They learn more about their officer roles and responsibilities, practice real-life leadership skills and make new friendships with sisters from all different chapters. Here are just a few standout moments from some 2020 Leadership […]

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Women & Wisdom: Empowering Sisters through Mentoring

We asked a mentorship pair to tell us about their experience with the Women & Wisdom program. Hear firsthand from Lexi and Iris about the impact of this mentoring experience! Mentee Name: Lexi Bard Chapter: Kappa Upsilon (Florida International University) Major: Political Science, International Relations Graduation Year: 2019 Q: Why did you join the Women […]

Learning Sisterhood

Instagram Versus Real Life

By Lisa Young Stiers (Epsilon Omicron, Indiana State University) Originally published in the fall 2017 Lyre; updated and condensed for this blog “A picture is worth a thousand words” could be the rally cry for millions of Instagram lovers. Beautiful pictures — sharing stories of friendship, sisterhood, adventure and life — are the foundation of […]

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Volunteer Summit Q&A

This June we welcomed over 280 national volunteers to Volunteer Summit. Seeing the range of alumnae that gather for sisterhood and leadership training makes for an empowering weekend. See what some of the biggest takeaways were for these attendees. Meet the Attendees! Priscilla B. Varner (Theta Sigma, University of North Florida) Current volunteer role: Chapter […]

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Volunteer Summit 2019

The third biennial Volunteer Summit was an amazing weekend of learning and sisterhood, but don’t take just our word for it! Check out what sisters had to say on social media using #AXOVS19. “Really enjoyed Karen Walrond’s keynote speech at #AXOVS19 – a wonderful boost of positivity, self-awareness, grace and embracing vulnerability. Thank you!” – […]