With nearly 50 chapters and over 1800 members, over the last 90 years the arms of friendship have grown to embrace a continent. Girl Friends have founded schools, headed colleges, earned all manners of academic and professional degrees, written books, been successful entrepreneurs, saved lives, been elected to Congress, appointed to judgeships and named to the cabinet of former US Presidents. They have also been devoted wives, mothers, sisters, aunts, Godmothers, friends and leaders of their communities.