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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Elects Entertainer Sheryl Underwood 23rd International President

Celebrated entertainer and businesswoman Sheryl P.
Underwood was elected the 23rd International President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority,  Incorporated during the organization’s bi-annual business meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada
June 27 ““ July 3, 2008. Ms. Underwood is the first professional entertainer to hold the  highest elected office of a historical black pan-hellenic council organization. Underwood,  best known for her sold out performances as a stand up comedienne, is now a regular on-  air personality with the . Underwood first joined the Sorority  in 1990 and has served the organization as its Chair of Honorary Members,  Graduate Member at Large and just completed two consecutive terms as the National
Executive Board Chair.

“I honored that my beloved sisterhood elected me as their 23rd International  President”, said a jubilant . “Through my Beginnings for Every  Generations plan of action, members of Zeta will enter into a era of public service  by strengthening our sisterhood, building on our Sorority’s national service initiative Z-  HOPE: Zetas Helping Other to Excel and preparing the generation of service  leaders.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority was founded on Howard University’s campus January 16, 1920.  The organization continues to thrive and flourish while adapting to the ever-changing  needs of the new century. Zeta’s national and local programs include endowment of its  National Educational Foundation, community outreach through affiliate  organizations. Zeta chapters and auxiliary groups have given innumerable hours of  voluntary service to educate the public, assist the youth, support organized charities and  promote legislation for social and civic change.