Quaker City Alumnae President Honored Among Philadelphia’s Most Influential African Americans


Submitted by Tonya Eason Ross

Every year, the Philadelphia Tribune honors African-American “leaders, movers and shakers” viewed as influential individuals with the ‘power to initiate change in the community,’ according to Philadelphia Tribune President and CEO Robert W. Bogle. While this year’s event had to move from the Pennsylvania Convention Center to online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was still reason to celebrate.

On Nov. 12, 2020, Quaker City Alumnae Chapter President Shawn Anthony was one of the many awardees at this year’s Philadelphia’s Most Influential African Americans Virtual Awards Celebration, hosted by the Philadelphia Tribune, and where Rev. Marshall Mitchell, Senior Pastor of Salem Baptist Church (and proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.) served as the Master of Ceremonies. The distinguished group of honorees was from a vast array of fields. Serving in her second term as Quaker City Alumnae’s chapter president,

Anthony works tirelessly to keep the chapter energized and engaged while doing the work of Delta, especially in the wake of the challenges that have resulted from the need for programming to solely be conducted in the virtual environment. When asked her thoughts on the recognition, she stated, “I am honored and excited to receive the recognition from the Philadelphia Tribune. I truly enjoy serving as the President of Quaker City Alumnae Chapter and participating in the great programs that impact the community.”


Submitted by Tonya Eason Ross Every year, the Philadelphia Tribune honors African-American “leaders, movers and shakers” viewed as influential individuals with the ‘power to initiate change in the community,’ according to Philadelphia Tribune President and CEO Robert W. Bogle. While this year’s event had to move from the Pennsylvania Convention Center to online due to …

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