Founded: January 2nd, 1897 at Barnard College at Columbia University in New York, New York
Motto: Inspire Ambition
Founded at Barnard College, known for giving women the same academic opportunities and challenges as men, Alpha Omicron Pi strives for academic excellence and integrity for their members. With 200,000+ members, and more than 139 active collegiate chapters, this organization believes in fostering and developing character and dignity, but also scholarship, to assist women achieve academic success with support from the organization both financially and emotionally. It is expected that members of this organization assist not only their fellow sisters, but also their neighbors, guests and communities.