The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy

The Transformation of me…Knowing Me, Developing Me, Preparing Me
The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter has been active in this community since 1942. As a group of college educated, professional women, we are committed to sharing our many talents and skills. Delta Academy is a vital part of our five point programmatic thrusts:
  • Educational Development
  • Economic Development
  •  International Awareness and Involvement
  •  Physical and Mental Health
  •  Political Awareness and Involvement

Components of Delta Academy

Sisterhood by bonding with girls of similar background
Scholarship in the areas of math, science and technology
Service through the promotion of leadership in the community

Criteria for participating in Delta Academy

  • All participants must be girls as this is a gender specific program
  •  Girls must be between the ages of 11 and 14
  •  Participation in the Delta Academy program is not a prerequisite to or an affiliation with membership into Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  •  Demonstrates great academic and personal promise; lacks support and encouragement
  • Shows interest in developing leadership skills
  • Shows interest in community action and social change
  • Shows interest in non-traditional STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) careers