Sisterhood remains the core foundation, and we strive to empower women through set goals.

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We provide members with opportunities to showcase their talents, skills and abilities to serve our communities.

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We are committed to developing mature, supportive, professional women.

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Our Mission

We strive to unite sisters in the principles of achieving academic excellence, serving the communities in which we live and learn, preserving the sacred bond of sisterhood among women, and uplifting and advancing a cultural awareness among Latinos and those in our global communities.

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Congratulations to Colleen McMahon, UIS Colony Founder, on being the individual with highest cumulative GPA in our organization!

Latest News Releases

Chicago, Ill. Sept. 16, 2016 – Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. (Gamma Phi Omega) has officially recognized Western Illinois University Colony (WIUC) as Phi Chapter, marking it as the 21st undergraduate chapter in the Midwest. The organization has undergraduate and alumnae entities across IL, IN, and TX. The ladies who formed part of WIUC appeared before the National Board of Directors (NBOD) to present an overview of their past year’s campus events. All programming revolves around the organization’s four … read more

The National Swan Award is given to an undergraduate sister who has encompassed all four goals into her daily life – Academic Excellence, Community Service, Cultural Awareness and Sisterhood. The National Swan promotes each goal across all boundaries and communities, as well as being a leader within and outside of the sorority. This year, Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. proudly recognizes Sigma Chapter sister Rebecca “OrIana” Schwartz as our National Swan. We asked her a few questions; get to know our National … read more

Born and raised in Chicago, Dr. Lilia Fernández was the first in her family to graduate from high school and attend college. She obtained a B.A. in Government from Harvard University, a Master’s degree in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, San Diego. Currently an Associate Professor in the Department of History in Ohio State University,  Fernández is also affiliated with the Latino/a … read more