A fascinating introduction to Alpha Kappa Alpha’s pioneering members - women who have been active, visionary barrier breakers, seizing every opportunity to make a difference throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This exhibit ensures that their empowering stories continue to inspire and are not left out of recorded history.
Chappel, Emma C
North Atlantic Region
First African American woman to set up a commercial bank in the United States (1992). This pioneer was the Founder, Chairman and CEO of United Bank of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.