Winona Cargile Alexander

Teacher, Deceased Person

1893 – 1984

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Who was Winona Cargile Alexander?

Winona Cargile Alexander was a founder of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated at Howard University on January 13, 1913. It was the second sorority founded for and by African-American women and was influential in women's building civic institutions and charities. In 1915, she was the first black admitted to the New York School of Philanthropy, where she received a graduate fellowship for her studies. She was the first African-American hired as a social worker in New York.

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Born
Jun 21, 1893
Columbus
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Howard University
  • Columbia University
Lived in
  • Missouri
  • Columbus
Died
Oct 16, 1984

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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