Delta Kappa Delta (Also known as B.E.T.I.S., ΔΚΔ, and DKD) is a United States-based college sorority. Delta Kappa Delta is a cultural interest sorority oriented towards South Asian culture and its philanthropy of child abuse prevention and awareness. The sorority was founded at Texas A&M University in 1999. It is a founding member of the National APIA Panhellenic Association.[1]


The precursor to Delta Kappa Delta was a grass-roots service organization named B.E.T.I.S. ("Behind Every True Indian Sister"), as the Founders felt the need for a community service-oriented organization. The sorority itself was formed October 1, 1999.[2]


The thirteen founders are:[2]

  • Preya Sharma (née Batra)
  • Rachel Goel (née Gupta)
  • Nisha Kavalam (née Kalluvilayil)
  • Sylvia Kalluvilayil
  • Sheila Krishan
  • Hiral Mathur (née Shah)
  • Dimple Patel
  • Meenal Johnson (née Patel)
  • Siby Samuel (née Phillip)
  • Neha Londoño (née Shah)
  • Nisha Sidhwani
  • Christina Thomas
  • Celine Xavier




  • Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention


  1. ^ "The National APIDA Panhellenic Association: About". National APIA Panhellenic Association. 2016-02-11. Archived from the original on 2016-02-13. Retrieved 2017-08-04. 
  2. ^ a b "About Us". Delta Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc. 2017-08-04. Archived from the original on 2017-08-04. Retrieved 2017-08-04. 

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