For Immediate Release
July 27, 2018
Contact Information

Dr. Natasha Allen - Connection Chair,
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter
(646) 468-6535


(Black PR Wire) Miami Gardens, FL - “When women fight, we WIN,” Congresswoman Frederica Wilson.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter’s highly anticipated political event of the summer Pumps, Pearls, & Politics is quickly approaching! Get ready to engage in meaningful dialogue with our distinguished panel of female politicians, discussing what it takes to run for office and WIN! Men are welcome and strongly encouraged to attend. The event takes place at Florida Memorial University's Smith Conference Center with candidate meet and greets and light refreshments served at 11am . The event starts promptly at 11:30am.

Pumps, Pearls & Politics ALWAYS sells out; plan to get tickets early! Our 6th annual event is July 28, 2018 . This annual event is used to have a conversation about different topics facing our community to keep them informed on current policy's or elections affecting minorities in South Florida. Tickets are only $25, and can be purchased online at Please e-mail Dr. Natasha Allen at for additional information. Don't forget to ask about our special Elections Year opportunity for candidates. “Black women are proven to be an important voting block. And we are seeing that we are getting the recognition that we deserve in 2018. Instead of just voting, we should organize and get more Black women running for office. We are excited to have Congresswoman Frederica Wilson in attendance - she is very passionate about women’s ability to WIN in the political arena and will be providing closing remarks . Furthermore, this is an opportunity to have a dialogue with Orange County Clerk of Court Tiffany Moore Russell, and Councilwoman Felicia Robinson on how they became elected officials. Adding to the dialogue are Regional Campaign Finance Advisor of Emily’s List Quiana McKenzie and former Executive Director of Florida Democratic Party Sally Boynton Brown,” says Makeda McLune, co-chair of the event.


About Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.®

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha is comprised of more than 290,000 members in 1,007 graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, Liberia, the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Germany, South Korea, Bermuda, Japan, Canada, South Africa and in the Middle East. Led by International President, Dr. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, Alpha Kappa Alpha is often hailed as “America’s premier Greek-letter organization for African American women.” For more information on Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and its programs, log onto

About Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter

Chartered in April of 1940, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter is the oldest graduate chapter in Florida; serving Miami communities for over 77 years. The chapter promotes and delivers Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated’s commitment to serve all mankind.