Gamma Phi Beta has a rich heritage spanning more than 140 years. Founded in 1874 at Syracuse University the Sorority now has more than 200,000 members worldwide. With 140 chapters across North America, Gamma Phi Beta offers its members lifelong benefits: friendship, sisterhood, personal leadership development and growth, campus and community involvement, philanthropic opportunities, social events and more. For many young women in college, sorority life provides a home away from home, a place to belong and an environment where they can make a real impact and shine. Gamma Phi Beta is the proud exclusive National Panhellenic Conference National Sponsor of Girls on the Run International, a nonprofit organization that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.