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On the heels of our 66th Boule celebration, another oh-so-pretty and oh-so-sophistAKAted soror has been inducted into our illustrious sisterhood.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc announces one of its newest honorary members, Ms. Ava Marie DuVernay, filmmaker and trailblazer!

International President, Soror Carolyn House Stewart explained Ms. DuVernay’s selection, “Through her creativity, trailblazing work in film, and her passion towards her craft, Ava DuVernay embodies the Alpha Kappa Alpha ideal. Most of all, through her work, she serves the worldwide community. This commitment is captured in Alpha Kappa Alpha’s credo: ‘Providing service to all mankind.’”

Soror DuVernay’s achievements make her an ideal candidate for honorary membership. She has gained worldwide acclaim as a director, for which she has earned the highest industry awards. She was the winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, was honored with the 2013 John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award and presented the Tribeca Film Institute 2013 Affinity Award for her second feature film “Middle of Nowhere.”‎

Honorary membership is the highest honor that Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc can bestow. Congratulations soror!

Learn more about Soror DuVernay here.

Boule info here.

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