July 6, 2022
MEMPHIS, Tennessee — The Kappa Delta Foundation has selected nine Kappa Delta collegians to participate in internships and leadership experiences that provide opportunities for collegiate members to explore their individual leadership styles and hone skills that provide personal and professional benefit.
In honor of one of Kappa Delta’s most notable alumnae, the foundation provided funds for two collegiate sisters to serve as 2022 summer interns for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s Art and Leadership Program for Girls in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The interns are trained to work with at-risk youth, providing them with opportunities for independent thinking, skill building, problem-solving and artistic development.
The O’Keeffe Art and Leadership interns are:
In addition, the foundation provided funds for four Kappa Delta collegians to intern at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis, Tennessee. With direction from acclaimed orthopaedic researchers, interns work on a research project, participate in research data conferences, attend training conferences, and participate in a journal club.
The orthopaedic research interns are:
The foundation also funded the registration cost for three Kappa Delta collegians to attend the Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI), hosted by the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values (AFLV). This annual multi-day institute brings together fraternity and sorority members nationwide to create opportunities to explore their leadership skills, personal awareness, and commitment to their organizations.
UIFI participants include:
“By funding internships and opportunities to attend UIFI, it is our hope that participants gain invaluable real-world experience that will benefit them in the future,” said Beth Martin Langford (Kappa Alpha-Florida State), chair of the Kappa Delta Foundation Board of Directors. “The foundation wants each KD sister to become the best version of herself, and we’re here to provide opportunities like these to help them do just that.”
Established in 1981, the Kappa Delta Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to secure funds for the educational, leadership and charitable purposes of Kappa Delta Sorority. The foundation is supported by member donations and bequests that fund programs and initiatives such as scholarships, internships, grants and more. Kappa Delta National Headquarters is in Memphis, Tennessee. For more information, visit www.kappadelta.org/foundation.
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