On behalf of the Phenomenal Women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Phi Kappa Omega, it is my pleasure to bring you greetings and welcome you to our official website. We invite you to explore these pages to learn more information about our upcoming service activities, fundraisers, and volunteer opportunities.

Since our chartering on January 8, 2000, Phi Kappa Omega continues to provide resources and programs that are beneficial to underserved communities throughout Metropolitan Chicago and the southwest suburbs of Chicago. We strive to remain a pillar in our target areas by implementing programs under the leadership of our International President, Dr. Glenda Glover, through Alpha Kappa Alpha’s International Program, Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service. Phi Kappa Omega has received numerous recognitions and awards from the Central Region for our programs and service activities. As you can see, we are truly PHENOMENAL!

For the past 19 years, Phi Kappa Omega Chapter has been a devoted staple in the community as well as our educational system. Since our inception, we have awarded over $15,000 in scholarships to deserving students in Cook County continuing their education at four-year universities. Phi Kappa Omega is committed to providing the financial and educational support, resources and tools our young people need to succeed. Your patronage of our fundraisers is essential to funding our scholarships and we thank you for your continued support.

It is an honor to serve as the 10th President of a chapter with such rich history and trailblazing efforts. As the FIRST AKA chapter chartered in the new millennium, Phi Kappa Omega will continue to Strengthen our Sisterhood and Provide Supreme Service by living up to not only the vision of our charter members but also the founding principles of our beautiful founders. We honor them for their legacy and commitment to be of “Service to all Mankind.”

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and learning about the PHENOMENAL work of the Women of Phi Kappa Omega Chapter.


Yours in Sisterhood and Service,

Tiffany D. West
President, Phi Kappa Omega Chapter

Essence of Ivy and Pearls Foundation

The Essence of Ivy and Pearls Foundation (EOIP) is the philanthropic arm of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Phi Kappa Omega Chapter.  The Essence of Ivy and Pearls Foundation seeks to spark change in the greater Chicagoland community it serves proving scholarships, family programs, health services and educational services.


Our Programs

Phi Kappa Omega Chapter will continue to use its PHENOMENAL program platforms to serve the greater Chicago communities through their target programs.


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Black Dollar 365 Minority Business of the Month

For the month of May, we are promoting and supporting PEARL KONNECTION. This black-owned business is an official vendor of Greek and collegiate apparel, offering unique, customized designs. Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® can enjoy 20% off of purchases throughout the month of May using the exclusive discount coupon code provided below. Please take the time to support this black-owned business and share with family and friends!
Coupon Code: pearl20

Instagram: @pearlkonnections

Recent News

March 18, 2019

Read Across America Day 2019

Phi Kappa Omega Chapter participated in the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day on Monday, March 1, 2019, by partnering with Lavizzo Elementary School to host a reading event…
March 7, 2019

A Salute to the Harlem Renaissance

On February 21, 2019, Phi Kappa Omega Chapter coordinated a public event to salute and celebrate the rich era of the Harlem Renaissance. Target 4: The Arts! committee organized a…
February 7, 2019

2019 Pink Goes Red for Heart Health

When Pink Goes Red, PKO shows out! Phi Kappa Omega Chapter hosted its 2019 Pink Goes Red Community Impact day on Friday, February 1, 2019, at Lavizzo Elementary School in…