Founded: October 15, 1898
Virginia State Female Normal School
(now Longwood University)
Member: National Panhellenic Conference
(Second largest of 26 groups)
Initiated Members: more than 245,000
Active Collegiate Chapters: 169
Active Alumnae Chapters: 238
National Philanthropy: Breast cancer education and awareness
Think Pink® is a registered trademark of Zeta Tau Alpha.
American Cancer Society® Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® Walks:
Our premier Think Pink partnership is with the American Cancer Society as the National Survivor Ambassador of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Each October, ACS organizes nearly 300 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks across the country, making it the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation.
National Football League
ZTA teams up with the NFL to distribute pink ribbons as part of its "A Crucial Catch" campaign. In 2013, we distributed our five millionth pink ribbon in fifteen seasons of partnership with the NFL.
To educate, equip and empower our members to be advocates for their own breast and ovarian health, we partner with Bright Pink® to bring the Brighten Up Educational Workshop™ to each of our collegiate chapters.
Net worth: $38 million
Member associations: 159
Facilities owned or managed: 112