SWRD Vahnita D. Loud

Vahnita D. Loud - SWR Director

Thank you for visiting our site. I am truly excited as we begin this journey together. Throughout this sorority year, the SWR plans to share with you our many accomplishments with our projects and programs, membership, partnerships, technology and other services offered by our region. We will continue to move Upward and Onward!  Again, welcome to the SWR website!  


Vahnita D. Loud

Dates To Remember

Sept 14  - Black Women's Agenda - 41st Annual Symposium

                Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC

                901 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Sept 22  - SW Region Video Planning Meeting

                 Dallas Location: 

                    Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront 

                    2055 Summer Lee Dr. 

                    Rockwall, TX 75032

                    Contact: Vahnita Loud, SWRD

                    214-868-7061 (c)

                Houston Location:

                    Houston Business Lounge

                    5700 NW Central Dr., 401

                    Houston, TX 77092

                    Contact: Rosetta Davis, ASWRD

                    713-416-3620 (c)

Oct 26-28 - I3 Youth Symposium

                    Marriott Chicago Midway, Chicago, IL

                    6520 S. Cicero Avenue

Nov  9-11 -  National Council of Negro Women

                   Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington , DC

                    1000 H Street, NW

Nov 12-16 - American Education Week

                  "In recent years cyberbullying has become a national problem.  What are some forms 

                  of cyberbullying that you are familiar with and how would you address the problem?"

Nov 15  -  National & Regional Assessments - Due

Nov 30  -  Evelyn D. Wilkey National Youth Essay Contest - Deadline

Jan 2019 - Mid Winter Board meeting, Washington, DC

Feb 2019 - Black History Month

Apri 2019 - Business Month

Jun 01  -  Founder's Day

Jul 24-28 - Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. - 90th Anniversary National Convention

                   Hilton Shreveport & Convention Center

                   Shreveport, LA 71101

Note: See Scholarship page for scholarship due dates

Southwestern Regional Conference

The Southwestern Region is gearing up for the 72nd Southwestern Regional Conference. The conference will be held March 28 - 31, 2019.