Initiated: Xi Omega Chapter, Washington, DC, April 1992, North Atlantic Region
Profession: Engineer and Entrepreneur
Ms. Tonja S. Eaton, a native of Washington, D.C., has lived in the metropolitan Baltimore area for more than eleven (11) years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University, a Master of Electrical Engineering degree from Cornell University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola College. While attending Morgan State, in 1988 Ms. Eaton became a founding member of Alpha Nu Omega Incorporated, a Christian-based Greek organization with the purpose to present a Christian alternative to students and faculty on college/university campuses, to minister to the needs of the whole person (spirit, soul, and body), and to promote an attitude of academic excellence among its members. The organization now has over 35 fraternity and sorority chapters in 10 states.
Ms. Eaton is currently a Technical Manager with the Department of Defense. In addition, she is the Managing Partner of her own business, TONJAY Enterprises, Inc.
Ms. Eaton was initiated into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Xi Omega Chapter in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 1992. With over twenty (20) years of dedicated service to the organization, she has served in leadership roles including Hostess, Financial Secretary, Membership Chairman, and Program Co-Chairman. Her fellow sisters describe her as an energetic and loving person who goes the extra mile to help others.
Ms. Eaton has two siblings, and is the daughter of Hubert and Barbara Eaton.