November 2020
Alumnae Day of Service
Sigma Delta Tau will host its Alumnae Day of Service in conjunction with World Kindness Day—November 13th.

Joining your sisters in this annual tradition is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Working independently or with your alumnae sisters, commit to serve on November 13th.
  2. Choose an activity from this list or get creative and come up with something of your own.
  3. Serve on November 13th and post on social media, tagging Sigma Delta Tau and/or using the hashtag #SDTserves2020. You can also email pictures to
Netflix Unorthodox Miniseries Discussion
Join us Tuesday, November 17th at 8:00 pm ET for a candid discussion and Q&A session about the Netflix sensation Unorthodox with Miriam Lipskier, co-director of Chabad at Emory University.

Click the link below to register for the Zoom event— and be sure to submit questions ahead of time in the registration box.
Be Well & Live Good: A Comprehensive Wellness Series Sponsored by the SDT Foundation
This month, fitness expert and SDT sister Sara Green (Alpha Mu—University of Miami) will help us explore healthy and delicious recipes, gain helpful tools for food shopping and meal prep, take a closer look at nutritional labels and have fun in the kitchen! Join your collegiate and alumnae sisters on Wednesday November 18th at 8:00 pm ET.
Alumnae Webinar: Building Connections in a New Era of Sisterhoods -Thursday November 19th at 7pm ET
We are hosting an Alumnae Webinar to share how SDT has shifted during this new virtual era of sisterhood since many groups aren’t able to gather in the traditional ways we are used to. You will hear from SDT National President Margaux Manley Lima, other board members and volunteers who will cover several different topics, including an update on virtual recruitment! 
December Book Club — Meet the Author
Join us for our December Book Club on Tuesday December 1st at 8:00 pm ET as we discuss They Wish They Were Us, written by SDT Penn Alumna Jessica Goodman, who will join us for the meeting. Don't miss your chance to ask Jessica all the juicy questions about her debut novel that Entertainment Weekly calls, ”One of this summer’s buzziest reads.”

Check Out the Latest Podcast Episodes
Episode 9: SDT National President Margaux Manley Lima talks with author and SDT sister Brenda Janowitz, Alpha—Cornell, about her book The Grace Kelly Dress, and her time in the chapter.

Episode 10: Margaux discusses with SDT sister and JWI Chief Program Officer Deborah Rosenbloom the work being done by our philanthropic partner JWI in the area of domestic violence prevention.
Thanks to Our Alumnae Donors…

The Sigma Delta Tau Foundation continues to pivot financial support of our sisterhood to address the unique needs of our women in 2020. As giving season approaches, please consider adding the SDT Foundation to your charitable plans.
Spread Holiday Cheer with a Tribute Donation

Did you know that any donation can be given in honor of a sister who holds a special place in your life? The SDT Foundation will mail the honored sister a card, with your personal note inside. Send well wishes, share a comforting hello, or add a festive message that will touch her heart.
JWI Women to Watch Impact Summit Virtual Event
For the first time, any woman from anywhere will be able to join JWI to learn from change-makers across industries, network with other women around the world, and experience JWI’s work in advocacy, violence prevention, financial literacy, workplace equity, mentorship, leadership, and more. Every ticket to Women to Watch - JWI's biggest fundraiser of the year - sustains their critical work to better the world for all women and girls. Learn more and register for the December 4th virtual event today!
Look For the Upcoming Fall Torch--- Now Fully Digital!
Mark your calendar to check out the Fall issue of the Torch, which will go live the week of November 9th. The issue features video and other digital content. You will be able to access it on our website.
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Mission Statement

Sigma Delta Tau empowers each member to reach her fullest potential by enriching the experience of women with similar ideals, building lasting relationships, promoting civic responsibility and fostering personal growth.

Individuality: Enable each member to be her authentic self and empower her to reach her fullest potential through leadership and personal skills for academic and professional success.

Connection: Create a sense of belonging and meaningful relationships for sisters, not only in the sorority, but also within the community and world around them.

Engagement: Participate in a lifetime experience which provides opportunities and a network of personal and professional support for every phase of a sister’s life.

Community: Instill a sense of philanthropy and generosity in sisters and build purposeful partnerships to enhance the mission and goals of the Sorority.
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