Celebrating the Newest Honorary Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.®
Delta Sigma Theta Welcomes New Members Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, Debra Lee, Rashida Jones, Ambassador Bonnie Denise Jenkins, Channing Dungey, Tamika Catchings, and Phyllis Newhouse
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 7/19/2023, 4:15 p.m.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated® announced their newest Honorary Members during the sorority's 56th National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ladies now proud to represent crimson and cream are Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, Debra Lee, Rashida Jones, Ambassador Bonnie Denise Jenkins, Channing Dungey, Tamika Catchings, and Phyllis Newhouse.
Honorary Membership is the highest honor extended to women who have made significant contributions to society while excelling in their chosen fields.
The esteemed sorority has welcomed a group of remarkable individuals into its ranks, recognizing their outstanding achievements and contributions. Among the honorees are:
Ketanji Brown Jackson: Making history as the first Black woman to serve as a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Jackson's legal career has been marked by her dedication to justice, equality, and fair interpretation of the law.
Rashida Jones: As the President of MSNBC, Jones has played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of broadcast journalism, overseeing the network's operations and championing accurate and inclusive news reporting.
Ambassador Bonnie Denise Jenkins: Serving as the United States Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Ambassador Jenkins has demonstrated exemplary leadership in promoting global security and fostering diplomatic relations.
Channing Dungey: Breaking barriers and shattering glass ceilings, Dungey became the first Black Chairman and CEO of Warner Brothers TV Group. Her visionary leadership has brought forth groundbreaking television shows that have resonated with audiences worldwide.
Tamika Catchings: With a remarkable 15-year basketball career with the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association, Catchings has left an indelible mark on the sport. Her perseverance, skill, and dedication have made her an inspiration to aspiring athletes.
Debra Lee: As the former Chairman and CEO of BET Network, Lee's trailblazing career in media has transformed the landscape of African American representation in television. Her strategic vision and commitment to providing a platform for diverse voices have left an indelible impact on the industry.
Phyllis Newhouse: An accomplished entrepreneur and leader, Newhouse serves as the CEO and Co-Founder of Athena Technology Acquisition Corp., Founder and CEO of Xtreme Solutions, Inc. (XSI), and Founder of ShoulderUp. Her innovative spirit and business acumen have propelled her companies to success, while her dedication to empowering others has made a lasting impact.
These esteemed individuals embody the values and principles of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and their induction as honorary members reflects their extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to their respective fields. Their achievements serve as an inspiration to all, and their addition to the sorority's esteemed sisterhood further enhances its legacy of excellence.
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