On Tuesday, July 16, President Obama met with members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated in the Oval Office to commemorate the organization’s centennial anniversary and their 51st convention. The president met with the organization to congratulate them on their 100 year anniversary. He acknowledged their long history of community service, mentorship, and advocacy work in communities across the country. Attendees: Past National President Mona Bailey, Past National President Gwendolyn Boyd, Past National President Frankie Freeman, Congresswoman and Past National President Marcia Fudge, Former Labor Secretary Alexis Herman, Member, National President Cynthia Butler-McIntyre and Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook, Honorary Delta Sigma Theta member. White House Staff in attendance: Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President Heather Foster, Public Engagement Advisor and Director of African American Outreach.
Photo provided by Valerie Jarrett for the White House