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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Evanston-North Shore Alumnae Chapter

Sisterhood, Scholarship, Service, and Social Action


About Evanston-North Shore Alumnae (ENSA)

Delta Sigma Theta was the first Black sorority in Evanston, Illinois.

The charter was issued on January 20, 1948 as Gamma Omicron, a mixed chapter comprised of undergraduates and alumnae members. In 1971, collegiate members at Northwestern University chartered the Theta Alpha Chapter and on February 9, 1975 Gamma Omicron Chapter became known as the Evanston-North Shore Alumnae Chapter.

ENSA In Action

In realizing its mission, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. provides an extensive array of public service initiatives through its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust of:

  • Economic Development

  • Educational Development

  • International Awareness and Involvement

  • Political Awareness and Involvement

  • Physical and Mental Health

Message From The President



On behalf of the members of the Evanston-North Shore Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., I would like to thank you for taking the time to visit our virtual home. I am honored and humbled to be the president of the Evanston-North Shore Alumnae Chapter (ENSA). We are a membership of college educated women and accomplished women dedicated to continuing the rich legacy established in 1913 by our 22 founders.


The Evanston-North Shore Alumnae Chapter has the distinction of being the first Black Greek letter organization to be chartered in Evanston, Illinois.  We are committed to impacting and serving the communities in our service area.  During this 2022-2024 biennial, our chapter’s goal is to increase our engagement with the community, create impactful programs, provide scholarships to students, and strengthen the bonds within our sisterhood. 


If you are a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and looking for a chapter to call home, consider ENSA.  We are a very diverse chapter with all generations represented and would be honored to have you join us.  There is a place for every Soror here.

Whether you are a member of our community, a member of our illustrious sorority, or a potential partner organization, we welcome you to explore our website and please let us know how we may be of service. We also invite you to follow us on our social media sites.  We hope that you will return often to obtain information on our upcoming events and support our efforts to positively impact the communities we serve. We believe in the power of collaboration and welcome opportunities to partner with organizations that align with our purpose.

-Robyn Bailey

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News and Events

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