Antoinette Kitchen – 2nd Vice President
Antoinette Kitchen became a member of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. in the Fall of 1993 when she was inducted into the undergraduate Delta Gamma Chapter at Morgan State University. She served in several roles, which included Dean of Intake. Antoinette became a member of Gamma Chapter in the Fall of 2015. Since that time, she has served as chair-woman of several committees and is now honored to serve as Second Vice-President for sorority year 2017-18, providing leadership for our youth, education, and scholarship committees.
Antoinette’s hometown is the District of Columbia and she is a proud graduate of Eastern Senior High School in D.C. She loves her alma mater, Morgan State University, where she majored in Political Science and she later earned her Masters of Public Administration from Southeastern University in D.C. She was an honors student throughout her school years and is an advocate for quality education.
Antoinette’s love for working with the youth blossomed when she served as Administrator for the youth ministry of a mega church in MD. She served in various capacities including organizing community outreach events, youth concerts, youth retreats, youth spiritual development activities, etc. These youth events required Antoinette to assist various national recording & Grammy award winning gospel artists, in addition to talented local musicians. She believes that all adults should plant seeds of goodness into all youth and encourage youth to dream big. She enjoys connecting parents with valuable resources to help their families,
providing job training and career advice to unemployed adults, and believes we all have a duty to give back and help our disadvantaged neighbors.
Professionally, Antoinette has been blessed to have a successful career and has had the opportunity to serve in various leadership and management roles which have spanned over 20 years in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. She stepped out on faith and started her own management consulting firm in 2010, Beyond Excellence Administrative & Consulting Services, where she had the pleasure of working with several high profile clients in MD & DC and was able to help them fulfill the vision & strategic goals for their respective businesses. She resumed her career in the federal government in 2016 and feels blessed to now serve in a role which has a positive impact on human services policy.
Antoinette currently resides in Prince George’s County, MD and is the proud mother of her son, Emanuel, who is a junior, honors and legacy student, at Morgan State University, where he majors in Civil Engineering. She adores her family, friends, and sorors and enjoys spending quality time with them.