Delta GEMS


Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter is gearing up for a virtual Delta G.E.M.S experience like none other!

If you know of a high school girl in Chatham or Orange County, between the ages of 14-18, who could benefit from this unique leadership development opportunity, please encourage her to apply!

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Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully

Sponsored by Chapel Hill-Carrboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

The Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS Institute is a national signature program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated for high school age women aimed to create goal-oriented and community minded young women by actively engaging them in monthly subject-based workshops and community events within the greater Chapel Hill area. Each subject-based workshop is focused on equipping these young women with tools for success in the classroom and beyond. Previous workshops have included: college/career planning, healthy living, body image, healthy relationships, financial literacy, social media etiquette, and more.

 Click here for application.
Download our Delta GEMS brochure

The goals for Delta GEMS are:

  • To instill the need to excel academically;
  • To provide tools that enable girls to sharpen and enhance their skills to achieve high levels of academic success;
  • To assist girls in proper goal setting and planning for their futures (high school and beyond); and
  • To create compassionate, caring, and community minded young women by actively involving them in service learning and community service opportunities.

Previous Workshop Topics:

  • Social Media Etiquette
  • Cyber-bullying
  • Tools for Academic success
  • Standardized Test prep
  • College/Career planning
  • Healthy relationships
  • Healthy living and Body Image
  • Financial literacy & Planning
  • Local college campus visits
  • Self-Esteem & Empowerment

GEMS participants are encouraged to become actively engaged in their surrounding community through various public service activities. Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter, in conjunction with Delta GEMS has continual working relationships with several local community organizations including:

  • Ronald McDonald House
  • SECU Family house
  • UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support center
  • American Red Cross

Additionally, GEMS are exposed to the plethora of various local events and activities offered in their community. Previous excursions have included:

  • Celebration of Carolina Performing Arts
  • Hillside’s “FAME”
  • “I Love My Hair” the play
  • UNC v. Duke women’s basketball
  • NCCU v. NC A&T football
  • Collegiate step shows
  • Martin Luther King parade