When the name Dorothy Irene Height, is spoken, it is spoken with reverence. Height, a Delta, began as a caseworker for the New York City Welfare Department before transitioning to a career as a civil rights activist, leading the struggle for equal rights for women and African Americans.
Height joined the National Council of Negro Women at the behest of Mary McLeod Bethune, also a Delta. She brought unsurpassed growth and modernization as the 10th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated from 1947 – 1956. Height continued to serve humanity in various capacities for the next 50 years, leaving a legacy that will live on forever.

When the name Dorothy Irene Height, is spoken, it is spoken with reverence. Height, a Delta, began as a caseworker for...

Posted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc on Friday, April 22, 2016