Founded in 1920 by five trailblazing scholars, Our Pearls, established an organization on the principles of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood. For 102 years, Zeta has continued to blaze trails and serve the community through the implementation of initiatives outlined by the International President.On behalf of the Chapter Members, Amicae and Youth Auxiliaries of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated - State of Maryland, thank you for visiting our website. We are elated to share the dynamic work of our members and the strides being made in the community.

Following our International President, Dr. Stacie NC Grant’s vision of “Embracing the Extraordinary," we have adopted a vision to make the State of Maryland the preeminent State in Zeta by promoting that vision through corporate practices, unity, collaboration amongst chapters, and the implementation of initiatives set forth by our International President.

We invite you to visit our site often to learn how our service efforts benefit the residents of Maryland as well as the world by executing the vision of our International President and implementing the ideals of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood and Finer Womanhood throughout the Great State of Maryland.




Sisterhood is not a
destination but a journey


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 16, 1920 on the campus of Howard University.


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was incorporated on March 30, 1923 in Washington, DC.

Atlantic Region was officially established in 1944.


In 1948, Zeta was the first organization to establish a National Headquarters.

Established the Stork’s Nest in 1972 in partnership with the March of Dimes.


Maryland was officially established in 1972 as a State under the leadership of Catherine B. Neal.

In 1988, Maryland hosted the 48th Grand Boulé in Baltimore, MD.


Maryland hosts the first Zeta Day in Annapolis in 2010.

The State of Maryland established the Issie Jenkins Scholarship in 2011.


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. celebrated 100 Years of Service.


President Grant 4 (1)2

26th International President & CEO


Headshot - ARD18 Beverly Tatham Esq

18th Atlantic Regional Director



13th Maryland State Director


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Happy Birthday to Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated’s 24th International President Dr. Mary Breaux Wright!Dr. Wright served from 2012 to 2018 and served two (2) consecutive terms as National First Vice-President before being elected as President. She served as the chief researcher and transcriber during the publication of Zeta's first history book entitled, “Torchbearers of a Legacy,” commissioned the sorority’s National Elder Care and Elder Abuse Initiative which was the signature program of her administration and raised awareness and action regarding the care and welfare of seniors in this country. Also during her tenure the sorority website was fully developed allowing for on-line registration and financial transactions. Dr. Wright implemented the "Seven-Point Plan" with programs on community volunteerism, drug and substance abuse prevention, health and wellness, economic development, governmental affairs, and effective chapter management. The sorority became the only Greek-lettered organization to partner with the National Science Foundation, the NSF, with the Human Genome Project. In 1998, she was responsible for the sorority being awarded Non-Governmental, or NGO, Status by becoming a member of the United Nations.We love you and hope you are enjoying your day!#zphib1920 ... See MoreSee Less
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Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, or Emancipation Day, marks the historic moment when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached the last enslaved individuals in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865. This momentous occasion symbolizes the end of the darkest chapters in American history and the beginning of a new era of freedom.Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated joins the nation in commemorating Juneteenth, a day of profound significance in the history of African Americans. It was the steadfastness of our very own trailblazing sorority member Ms. Opal Lee (affectionately referred to as the “Grandmother of Juneteenth”) to ensure the impact of this day was recognized by all Americans which led to the establishment of the legislation needed which resulted in President Joe Biden’s signature in June 2021 proclaiming Juneteenth a federal holiday. On this day, we celebrate Soror Lee, commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and recognize our ancestors’ tenacity, strength, and triumph.As members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated we are committed to advancing social justice, uplifting marginalized voices, and dismantling systems of oppression. We strive to create a world where every individual can thrive, regardless of race, ethnicity, or background. Let us embrace togetherness and work to increase understanding across varied cultures. We can generate sustainable change and develop a society that embraces the principles of equality, fairness, and freedom through education, conversation, and collective action.#zetaphibeta #zphib #zphib1920 #HappyJuneteeth #WeWalkWithOpal ... See MoreSee Less
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Eid Mubarak! Happy Eid al-Adha!!On 𝑬𝒊𝒅-𝑨𝒍-𝑨𝒅𝒉𝒂 May Allah accept your good intentions, answer your prayers, and forgive your sins. During this Festival of Sacrifice, let’s come together as a community to spread love, joy and blessings. #EidMubarak #EidAlAdha #Celebration #Blessings #zphib1920 #Zetas #ZPhiB #EidulAdha #EidMubarak #Islamic #eidbless #hajj2024 ... See MoreSee Less
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