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.
Baker, Gwendolyn Calvert
North Atlantic Region
First African American to be named National Executive Director of the YWCA (1984). Concurrently she was appointed to the New York City School Board, serving one year as president.