Notable Members of Zeta Phi Beta

The sorority celebrates 94 years of sisterhood.

The founders of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
The founders of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Courtesy of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

On Jan. 16, 1920, five women founded Zeta Phi Beta Sorority at Howard University. In honor of the organization’s 94th anniversary, we’ve gathered a list of some of its most notable members.

1. Zora Neale Hurston
Alpha chapter
Author

2. Sheryl Underwood
Zeta Tau Zeta chapter
Comedian, 23rd International president of Zeta Phi Beta

3. Gwendolyn Brooks
Poet, first African American to win Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

4. Sarah Vaughan
Singer

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