building friends and leaders for life

Pi Beta Phi has worked to support and empower our sisters since 1867. In the century and a half since, more than 300,000 women have proudly worn our golden arrow. Through a lifelong membership experience rooted in timeless values, we promote friendship, cultivate leadership potential and enrich lives through community service — ensuring each member has the support of sincere friends and the inspiration to achieve her goals.

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Our founders established Pi Beta Phi with the vision of extending sisterhood and friendship to as many women as possible. Today, Pi Phis continue to be confident, diverse women who desire authentic friendships, seek opportunities to lead and dream of making an impact in the world. Our members find that Pi Phi sisterhood is more than four years — it's for life.

123248452_1716101335213513_5837741790543100782.jpgThis organization helped me improve and develop a love for myself. Pi Phi became a blessing by surrounding me with positive influences in my life who supported me as I grew to be a better and stronger woman. This is truly why I have made it this far in my life. My experience led me to some of the best people and some of the best memories that I did not think were possible. I am proud of the woman Pi Phi shaped me to be and I will forever be grateful and love the wine and silver blue and all that comes with it.

Fabiha M., Texas Epsilon

Children’s literacy was always something I had been passionate about and the fact that Pi Phi helped so many kids in the Athens community as they learned to read was something I absolutely loved. With the literacy and mentorship programs, an annual book drive honoring our late sister Brittany Feldman, and funding an FDS500 grant for Books for Keeps, I was blown away by the amazing acts of service the women in this chapter were able to do!

Katie H., Georgia Alpha (left)

Alyssa-Ambriz.jpgI knew Pi Phi was for me from the very beginning because I was uplifted and surrounded by such authentic women who inspired me and who were committed to the same values that I was. The impact that Pi Phi has made on my life is one that I will never forget and I couldn’t be more grateful to be apart of such an inclusive and inspirational chapter. As I enter my senior year at ASU, I wouldn’t want to call any other ladies my sisters!

Alyssa A., Arizona Beta

121323495_397233721277441_8179434591736964985_n.jpgBeing from out-of-state, I knew Greek life would be the perfect way to make friends and find my home away from home. Unfortunately, my parents weren’t able to find the money to let me join. Instead, I decided to work full-time during the summer and save up so I could finally join a sorority like I always dreamt of! On the first day of recruitment, I was already drawn to Pi Beta Phi. The women I talked to greeted me with warm smiles and genuine kindness that I now can’t picture my life without! I wouldn’t be telling the truth if I told you I didn’t have any concerns or doubts when it comes to joining a Panhellenic sorority, but I am lucky to have found a sorority that sees and accepts me for what makes me unapologetically me. I know I might not look like your everyday sorority girl, but Pi Phi has welcomed me and loved me like a sister from the beginning.

Taylor M., Mississippi Gamma (right)

118881188_1246053782393805_6917443908649214446_n-(1).jpgAs an upperclassman participating in recruitment, I was challenged to find my place & my people during this intense process. Although I did not know it at the time, Pi Phi would become such a foundational pillar to my experience at WSU. I was welcomed & wanted by women who saw value in me. I met kind, loyal & inspirational women who work toward their goals, and I admired that in this chapter. Choose people who choose you! This resonated with me during recruitment & it could not be more true to why I still choose Pi Phi to this day!

Karlie T., Washington Beta

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Pi Beta Phi Foundation

Pi Beta Phi Foundation is uniquely focused on helping Pi Beta Phi fulfill its mission — promoting friendship, developing women of intellect and integrity, cultivating leadership potential and enriching lives through community service. The generous support of sisters and friends through gifts to our Foundation helps bring that mission to life, making an impact across our sisterhood and in our world.

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$1.5M

invested in scholarships, leadership, emergency grants, literacy, heritage and housing

$132,366

Local Impact Grants made possible by chapters and clubs

$208,700

Awarded scholarships for the 2019–2020 academic year

I believe in the power of Pi Phi, in its mission and its focus on changing the world through women in leadership.

Kathy Swinea Nevill, Tennessee Gamma

We need to do all we can to give our sisters the tools they need to succeed.

Kelley Golden, Tennessee Gamma

I truly believe that Pi Phi develops confident women leaders, and I hope that every young woman has the same opportunity in the future.

Penny Proctor, Michigan Alpha

News & Notes

Living Our Ritual Daily

National Ritual Celebration Week provides an opportunity to reflect on Pi Beta Phi Ritual. Our Ritual is center to the values for which ...

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My Late Arrival to Celebrating Juneteenth

The first time Juneteenth was elevated to my awareness with a critical eye was watching an episode of “Atlanta.” That ...

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Not Just a Statistic

Every February, we honor Black History Month and recognize the contributions and influence of Black women and men to the history, ...

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Home is where your sisters are.

From traditional chapter homes to university residence hall and common meeting spaces, Pi Phi facilities give members a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to build bonds that last forever. 

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We believe in the power of reading.

For more than a century, we've worked to inspire a lifelong love of reading that can unlock true potential, creating a more literate and productive society. Today, Pi Phis participate, donate and advocate for literacy through our Read > Lead > Achieve® reading initiatives — just as our sisters first did in 1912. 

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Leading with Values.

Pi Phi's collegiate and alumnae programming is designed to promote friendship, develop women of intellect and integrity, cultivate leadership potential and enrich lives through community service.

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