Request Form

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® welcomes requests and invitations from our sorority members, chapters, regions, member organizations of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), community partners, sponsors, and others to participate in your events that reflect the mission of the sorority.

Please carefully read the following requirements to submit a request for engagement for either: 1) in-person appearances, greetings, remarks, or keynote addresses; 2) written greetings, proclamations, or other similar messages that appear in printed programs or are shared verbally during your events.

For more information about engagement requests, contact:

Lynnette M. Heard
International Communications Chairman
5656 South Stony Island Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Engagement Requests

Please follow the guidelines below to extend an invitation to the International President & CEO of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®.

Requests will be answered within 30 days of receipt of the request.

Thank you for your interest in inviting the International President & CEO to participate in your event. The Corporate Office staff routinely receives a large volume of e-mail, invitations and requests. To ensure timely processing, we ask that you utilize the form below to submit invitations/requests to attend your event or submit written messages.

Please submit requests/invitations based upon the following guidelines. Requests that do not comply with the guidelines, are incomplete, or do not contain sufficient information will not be fulfilled.

In-Person Events
Submit your invitation/request within a minimum of three (3) months in advance of the in-person event.

Written Greetings/Proclamations Request Form 
Submit requests for written greetings/proclamations no later than 6-8 weeks in advance of your event. Requests for written greetings are limited to one (1) per month, per requesting individual/organization. Requests for multiple greetings, such as in-person and written, must be submitted separately and must meet guidelines for the required information as listed above. Fundraisers and cotillions are not eligible for written greetings.

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The International President & CEO considers speaking engagements, other Sorority and public activities to be within the scope of her official duties.

If the request is for an Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® event, please use the Alpha Kappa Alpha's Protocol Guide section regarding guest appearances and speaker requests of the International President & CEO to direct you.

If the request is for a public event not sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, please contact the International Communications Chairman directly for protocol guidance at lmheard@aka1908.com. Transportation details will be discussed upon acceptance of the in-person engagement.