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Alumnae of OPB Come Together for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Alumnae of OPB Come Together for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Alumnae of Omega Phi Beta Come Together for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief In the wake of several natural disasters hitting the United States, Alumnae Sisters of Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated (OPBSI) have come together to help and uplift our communities! Working with grassroots organizations and creating a network of...

Sister from DePauw Self-Publishes Book of Poetry

Sister from DePauw Self-Publishes Book of Poetry

Sister from DePauw Self-Publishes Book of Poetry Last January our sister, Greisy Genao, from Psi Chapter at DePauw University self-published a book of poetry which talked of her experience as a Latina queer poet. The book, DESPIERTA, which means "awaken" has gained traction on Amazon and received 5...

“I Like it Like That” the musical

“I Like it Like That” the musical

"I Like it Like That" the musical Soror, Caridad De La Luz aka La Bruja debuted in "I like it Like That" the musical. David Maldonado, producer and co-writer, describes I Like It Like That as being “about social conscience. Some people want to escape, and others want to...

Trustee, Philanthropist and Now: Fulbright Scholar

Trustee, Philanthropist and Now: Fulbright Scholar

Former Trustee has been named Fulbright Scholar Dr. Cassandra St. Vil, former National Officer and Trustee of Omega Phi Beta was recently featured in Buffalo State College's newsletter talking about her professional achievements and her Fulbright Scholar grant which she was awarded this year. The article, titled From Teenage...

Blog by women of color

Blog by women of color

Rita Phetmixay: Not So Ivory Tower Blog Rita Phetmixay, one of the founding sister of the Beta Lambda Chapter at UNC Chapel Hill, has been featured in a blog focused on women of color. Rita is an outspoken advocate for the advancement of the Lao American community. Her work focuses...

Cosmopolitan Interviews Sister About Being Latina in Higher Ed

Cosmopolitan Interviews Sister About Being Latina in Higher Ed

Our Sister Discusses Why Latina Students' Path to Higher Education Is More Complex Than Ever We couldn't be any prouder of sister Joannie Diaz for being featured in an article for Cosmopolitan Magazine. We are very excited to see this feature in Cosmo Feb 17 issue! - Divided Dreams really...

Dear World Photo Project

Dear World Photo Project

Dear World Photo Project Dear World is a project that explores stories of hope, struggles, and those of a brighter day. Dear World is working towards a beautiful, wonderful world where more people send a message to family, friends and strangers in this way. Sister Mariana "Naci'alnur" Gomez, who...

Sister Featured in Fitness Magazine

Sister Featured in Fitness Magazine

Brains and Brawn: Sister Featured in Fitness Magazine In recent years several sisters in OPBSI have turned their attention to health and fitness and seen personal and professional success! From competing in body building and physique championship (NPC) events, conducting fitness classes such as Vixen Workout, sharing their stories through...

Alumna Featured as Tech Professional

Alumna Featured as Tech Professional

Sister Shows us a Day in the Life of an Advertising and Technology Professional Alumna Jessica Matos was recently featured in JopWell as a woman of color in the technology and advertising industry.  The article titled Day In The Life: Meet AdRoll Operations Specialist Jessica Matos, goes in detail of...

Alumna Presents on behalf of Morehouse

Alumna Presents on behalf of Morehouse

Dr. Hernandez at the Morehouse School of Medicine Presents on Community Health We'd like to congratulate Dr. Natalie Hernandez for doing great work at the Morehouse School of Medicine last fall with several presentations for the community: Assistant Professor Natalie Hernandez, PhD, MPH gave a presentation entitled "Translating Research...