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Tembi Locke Inducted as Honorary Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, celebrated the induction of three distinguished individuals into its sorority this weekend as Honorary Members during its 71st Boule in Dallas. Among these esteemed inductees is New York Times best-selling author, actor and TV producer, Tembi Locke.

Tembi Locke is a multi-talented writer, entrepreneur, and has made significant contributions as an author, actor, screenwriter, and TV producer. Her memoir, From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home, was adapted into a successful Netflix series in partnership with Hello Sunshine, where Tembi served as co-creator and executive producer along with her sister Attica Locke who was also inducted into Alpha Kappa Alpha as an Honorary Member along with her this weekend. The series, From Scratch, quickly became a global sensation, spending weeks on Netflix’s Top Ten List in over thirty countries and earning six NAACP Image Award nominations, as well as the prestigious Los Angeles Film Italy award. The Her memoir also garnered attention as a Reese’s Book Club pick and an instant bestseller.

Beyond her literary and production successes, Tembi Locke is a seasoned actor with over sixty film and television credits. She recently appeared in a recurring role on Netflix’s popular show, Never Have I Ever. Outside of her acting career, Tembi is a nationally recognized speaker, delivering impactful keynotes on resilience, loss, creativity, and the power of storytelling. Her TEDx talk has resonated with audiences globally, inspiring many through her insights. She also hosts the podcast Lifted, where she features inspiring women who share stories of transformative experiences.

The sorority made the public announcement of her induction via social media with the following graphic:

Tembi Locke’s work is driven by a mission to inspire people to embrace resilience, love, and community. Her induction into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority as an Honorary Member underscores her exceptional contributions to literature, television, and her advocacy for personal growth and community empowerment, reflecting the sorority’s commitment to excellence and leadership.