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Our Chapter President.

Dr. Carolyn Ford currently serves as the President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Eta Lambda Omega Chapter in Pasadena/Altadena. Her enduring commitment to excellence is evident through her membership in the AKA, Inc.® for over 44 years. As a distinguished member, Dr. Ford actively contributes to the goals and values of the sorority, which encompass scholarship, sisterhood, and service to all mankind.

More About Dr. Ford

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, established in 1908 at Howard University, has a rich legacy of promoting education, civic engagement, and social justice. Dr. Ford's involvement reflects the sorority's commitment to uplifting communities through impactful initiatives and programs.


In her exemplary educational leadership career, Dr. Ford held various positions, culminating in the esteemed role of Assistant Superintendent. Her multifaceted involvement extends to active participation on the school board panel, showcasing her comprehensive understanding of educational governance.


Dr. Ford brings a renewed focus to her current role as the Chapter’s President. The vision for the chapter is guided by the principles of Clarity, Commitment, Contribution, Communication, and Compassion.


Clarity: The chapter aims to provide clarity in its mission and activities, ensuring that members understand and align with the overarching goals of the sorority.

Commitment: Dr. Ford emphasizes the importance of commitment, both within the chapter and in its service to the community. This commitment extends to fostering sisterhood and supporting the educational and personal development of its members.

Contribution: Eta Lambda Omega Chapter is dedicated to making a positive impact in its community through meaningful contributions. This includes scholarship programs, mentorship initiatives, and community service projects that address the needs of the local area.

Communication: Effective communication is a cornerstone of the chapter's success. Dr. Ford encourages open and transparent communication among members, fostering a collaborative environment that enhances the sorority's impact.

Compassion: Central to the chapter's vision is the value of compassion. Dr. Ford believes in approaching community service with empathy, understanding, and a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of others.


Through her leadership and involvement in AKA Sorority, Inc.® and Eta Lambda Omega Chapter, Dr. Ford continues to embody the principles of "Serve To All Mankind."


On a personal note, Dr. Ford is married to Ernest M. Ford and has two children, Latham Ford and Kristin L. Ford-Scatliffe. Their values of ambition and success was instilled by their visionary parents.

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