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.
Cobb, Jewell Plummer
Far Western Region
First African American female pioneer in Cell Biology and Cancer Research. Her early cancer research primarily focused on the relationship between melanin and skin cancer. Named President of California State University at Fullerton from (1981-1990)