Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®

Central Region

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated®

Central Region

On Target! Serving Central and All Mankind

On Target! explores Central Region through interviews with sorority and community leaders to illuminate our collective mission.

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Episode 11: Celebrating Black Music Month and Pioneering Careers with Dyana Williams

In Celebration of Black Music Month we welcome the Mother of Black Music Month Dyana Williams to the On Target Podcast. She is a prominent music industry pioneer, co-creator of Black Music Month, radio personality, media strategist, and advocate for African American music. Dyana has played a crucial role in shaping and promoting Black music and culture. Join us as Dyana Williams shares her wealth of experience, insights, and passion for Black music and culture.

Episode 10: Joyful Living

Kickstart a transformative December with the On Target Podcast! We’re diving deep into the art of living your absolute best life. Our guest, the phenomenal Life Coach Melody, brings 20 years of expertise in Health and Wellness Transformation. She’s not just a coach, she’s an author, a health contributor, and a go-to expert for media outlets. Coach Melody’s mission? Crafting effective and sustainable health and wellness programs for leaders, and she excels in both Workplace and Youth Wellness & Life Skills Programs. Join us as she empowers leaders with the tools and insights to boost mental and physical wellness. It’s time to thrive, achieve, and make the most of every moment.

Episode 9: Laughing Through Life Lessons

In this episode of “On Target,” we sit down with comedian, author, and radio host Griff, known for his infectious energy and unique perspective on life. Griff shares his journey from being a US Army veteran to becoming a successful comedian and co-host of “Get Up Mornings with Erica Campbell.” The conversation revolves around Griff’s book” Cats and Puppies,” a motivational guide for moms raising boys, and the profound life lessons he’s learned along the way.

Episode 8: Soar Sister Part 2 | Celebrating Women-led Businesses

In the second installment of our “Soar Sister” series; we have the privilege of sitting down with Deysha Smith Jenkins, the visionary CEO of The Twenty Fifth Hour LLC, a multi-media company. Deysha shares a wealth of wisdom gained from her journey in entrepreneurship.


Episode 7: Soar Sister Part One | Celebrating women-led businesses

This episode of the On Target Podcast is the first of our “Soar Sister” Series where we highlight women-led businesses who are making a difference in their community and beyond. We chat with Kyra Renee Hardwick, CEO of The Kyra Company, LLC, an operations and business development firm, and share their invaluable insights and experiences in starting, marketing, and growing their businesses.


Episode 6: Nurturing Mental Health and Self-Care

In this episode we focus on Mental Health/Self-Care and how we can prioritize our own needs before taking care of others. During National Minority Health Awareness Month, our Central Regional Director, Kiahna W. Davis, is joined by guests Dr. Anthony Franklin and Dr. Denton to discuss the challenges faced by women today and provide valuable insights and practical strategies for promoting mental well-being. Tune in for a critical discussion on self-care and mental health, empowering listeners to prioritize their well-being.


Episode 5: Embracing Economic Liberation

As we approach Juneteenth, on this episode we take the time to reflect on how we can work towards a more inclusive society for everyone. Central Regional Director, Kiahna W. Davis and her guest Rev. Robert Turner as they discuss economic advancement and more. Click here for the link to Rev. Robert Turner’s Book.


Episode Four: Founders’ Day (For the Love of AKA)

During this episode of the “On Target Podcast,” we chat all things Founders’ Day with Sister and Author, Bishop Anne Henning Byfield, who shares her journey of over 50 years in the sorority and provides wisdom for living in your purpose. Plus undergraduate sisters Amber Harris (Illinois State University), De’Asia Beard (University of Louisville), and Aaniyah Childs (DePauw University), discuss how being a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ® has shaped them.


Episode Three: Set It Off, Show Up and Show Out (Undergraduate Leadership for the New Year)

Mrs. Kiahna W. Davis Central Regional Director of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® sits down with dynamic undergraduates including Undergraduate Member-At-Large Imani Butts (Ball State University) recent graduate and medical student Imani Graham (Barry University), and Undergraduate Cluster Coordinator Jordyn Mahome (University of Chicago) on leading through service, how they balance it all and ending the year strong. Plus “pearls” of wisdom are dropped with Graduate Advisor Liaison Samantha Anderson who empowers the ladies to focus on what matters.


Episode Two: Living Out Philanthropy

Mrs. Kiahna W. Davis, Central Regional Director of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, leads a conversation on living out Philanthropy as we celebrate the season of Thanks and Giving. Listen in on how members are giving back and raising funds, all while super serving the community. Featuring Deondra Wardelle who discusses EAF and Raimeka Graham along with members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® – Xi Nu Omega Chapter who are leading the charge with our CHIPP initiative.


Episode One: Intentional Leadership: Introducing On Target

In this first episode, the Central Regional Director, Kiahna W. Davis, discusses the outlook for Central Region and our communities. She also speaks with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® member Gabrielle Flowers about her lifestyle blog that has reached over 300,000 subscribers, and Nadia E. Miller, Co-Founder of Pink-4-Ever, about love through leadership and her breast cancer story.