The “Delta GEMS” (Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully) program honors the 12th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Dr. Jeanne L. Noble, a legendary pioneer in the field of education.
The Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS Institute, a National initiative established for the continuation and expansion of the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy, is designed for teenage girls between the ages of 14-18 in grades 9 through 12, who have not reached their full academic potential.
The goals for the Delta GEMS program are to:
- instill the need to excel academically
- provide tools to sharpen and enhance their skills to achieve high levels of academic success
- assist in proper goal setting and planning for their futures high school and beyond
- create compassionate, caring, and community minded young women through involvement in service learning and community service opportunities