Save the Date 81st Eastern Regional Conference

Hello Sorors and Guests,

Welcome to the website of the Eastern Region of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. I am Shirley Dean-Johnson, the Eastern Regional Director. The Eastern Region was organized in 1937 and has members that include three White Rose Queens/Past National Presidents (Sorors Dr. Evelyn Sears Peevy, Mrs. Charlotte M. Maull and Dr. Doris Browning Austin). The region has active chapters in Connecticut, New York, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Unfortunately, in 2018 Epsilon Zeta Chapter in St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands was scheduled to host our 81st Regional conference. Due to two recently back to back hurricanes in the Virgin Islands, the location for the 2018 Eastern Regional conference was changed. The conference will be held at Richmond Marriott Short Pump, 4240 Dominion Boulevard, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060 from May 17-20, 2018. Our regional theme is “Cultural Transformation through Leadership, Engagement, Accountability and Professionalism. Since Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., is a business and professional organization and with today’s rapidly changing business world of technology and social media, along with the generation gap among our members, we must be adaptable and resilient to the needs of this sorority and society. Starting with our leaders, we are developing new and engaging ideas among our members, but without forgetting about our legacy.

Thank you for visiting our website and stay tuned for information on our programs, projects, numerous scholarships and ongoing community involvements.


Shirley Dean-Johnson

Shirley Dean-Johnson
Eastern Regional Director

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