Foundation Voices

Foundation Voices is the blog of the Mensa Foundation, where you can learn about our programs and efforts from the Trustees themselves, as well as from committee chairs, appointees, donors, staff members and supporters of the Foundation.  We hope you'll find their insights informational and inspiring.


 

Dissociating Gifted With Elitism

Award brings focus to changing perceptions of being gifted

We have a long way to go in changing perceptions, but receiving the Mensa Lifetime Achievement Award was a significant benchmark in the campaign for me. I am proud to join the list of illustrious previous winners in moving the field forward.

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The scholarship program aids the leaders (and Mensans) of tomorrow

The scholarship program aids the leaders (and Mensans) of tomorrow

The Mensa Foundation’s scholarship program wrapped up a whirlwind year with the help of many volunteers and generous supporters. Overall, $83,500 from donors, Local Groups, and the Foundation was awarded to 181 students.

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Whatever your reasons for joining, help Mensa be great.

Whatever your reasons for joining, help Mensa be great.

Together, we have a profound impact on the lives of students, on the skills and resources of teachers, and on the public understanding of what "intelligence" means. Our contributions support a lot of good work.

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Exploring and interpreting the concepts shaping our world

Exploring and interpreting the concepts shaping our world

The Colloquium is always open both to Mensa members and the general public, so bring a friend (or three). For more information or to register for the Colloquium, visit colloquium.us.mensa.org.

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The history of your Foundation

The history of your Foundation

Once upon a time, a group of forward- and independent-thinking fellow Mensans felt an altruistic need to extend Mensa's influence beyond its myriad social aspects and sought to find a way to serve the common good of human intelligence.

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