Members of Delta Sigma Theta at the Tournamernt of Roses Parade in January. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

(The Root) — 2013 concludes a century of innovation, trial and triumph for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., the largest black women's organization in the country. Its consistent record of achievement has sealed the sisterhood's place in the history books. And the women of Delta have only added more accomplishments to that roster in the final stretch leading up to their momentous anniversary. From opening schools abroad to redecorating the White House, here are 12 ways that Delta has shown that turning 100 never looked so good.

1. Chairing the Congressional Black Caucus