October 2020
The Seven Most Revealing Competencies
that Impact Your Team’s Productivity (and Happiness)
Sponsored by the SDT Foundation
You are invited to an all member event with Erin Fischer, CEO of the Leadership and Training Studio. In a fun and informative session, Erin will share the results of her research and work in the areas of leadership competencies and behavior change. For anyone looking to learn more about developing a successful team culture— from a chapter to the workplace and beyond— this session will provide actionable tips for becoming a better trailblazer. Join your sisters tomorrow evening Wednesday, October 7th 8:00 PM ET.
Alumnae Spotlight: A Seat at the Table with Susan Sloan
Join us on Thursday, October 15th at 7:00 pm ET for an opportunity to meet with Susan Sloan, an alumna of the Eta chapter of Sigma Delta Tau and the author of A Seat at the Table: Women, Diplomacy, and Lessons for the World . Susan will share her experiences working for a global nonprofit advocacy organization in Washington, D.C. engaging with diplomats, government officials, community organizers, and international leaders. She has met with officials from more than 60 countries through diplomacy, advocacy, and experiential education. Her interactive approach to communications and coalition-building has impacted groups around the world.
Meet the Author at this Month's Book Club!
Meet the author of this month's Book Club selection Brenda Janowitz, Alpha—Cornell (1995) who will join for a very special evening! Don't miss the the October meeting:
Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 pm ET Register Here

Mark your calendar for upcoming dates:
Tuesday December 1 at 8:00pm ET- Register Here
Tuesday January 5 at 8:00 pm ET - Register Here
Tuesday February 9 at 8:00 pm ET - Register Here
Tuesday March 16 at 8:00 pm ET - Register Here
Be Well & Live Good: A Comprehensive Wellness Series Sponsored by the SDT Foundation
The October wellness event with Sara Green (Alpha Mu—University of Miami) will focus on Self-Care. Join your collegiate and alumnae sisters on Wednesday October 14th at 8:00 pm ET.
Looking for Our SDT Change Makers
In the spirit of our work in the area of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, we are looking to learn more about our collegiate and alumnae change makers who are doing their part to make a difference in our world.

Read about the efforts of one of our collegiate members.

If you have a story to share about yourself or another SDT change-maker, please email us at nationaloffice@sigmadeltatau.org.
Standing Up to Hate Webinar
ADL Florida and SDT invite you to attend "Standing Up to Hate: A review of anti-Semitic incidents and what to do when hate becomes violent" on October 13th at 7:30 pm ET. Attendees will learn prevention, awareness, and reaction skills to active threat situations. The webinar is free to attend. Click here to register.

"Jewish Women Across America Unite to Vote”
On Friday, October 16 from 3:30-4:30pm ET, JWI, The National Council of Jewish Women, and Hadassah will host “Jewish Women Across America Unite to Vote.” At this event, we will come together with Jewish women and allies for a special hour-long, nonpartisan, pluralistic celebration of Shabbat and voting.
The One Hope Fund - Assistance for All Sisters in Times of Hardship
The most meaningful aspect of sisterhood is knowing you have the support of your sisters through life’s most difficult moments. The One Hope Fund directly supports our women in moments of personal hardship. We need your help to achieve our $20,000 One Hope Fund donation goal to begin granting support to our sisters in need. Let’s make it possible for One Hope Grants to be given in 2020. Join your sisters as a One Hope donor today!
Save the Date
Alumnae Day of Service - in connection with World Kindness Day

November 13th
SDT Alumnae Webinar: Building Connections in a New Era of Sisterhood

November 19th at 7pm ET
Look for more information to follow in the November Alumnae News, on the SDT Virtual Events Calendar, and on our social media platforms.
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Mission & Values
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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