The Foundation continues on the path its founders embarked on 46 years ago. Moving forward, we have so many opportunities to continue enhancing and growing programs, adding new ones, and broadening their impact.
Matthew Guggemos, Redwood Empire Mensan and 2013 Intellectual Benefits to Society Award winner, returns to discuss how winning the Intellectual Benefits to Society Award has affected his company's innovative assistive mobile app to help improve communication skills in children with autism.
I seem to know instinctively that there must be a correlation between musical ability and intelligence. I decided to see if this was correct. It seems that yes, there is a correlation. You can read what I found in the latest issue of the Mensa Research Journal.
Lost sometimes in the breadth of the Foundation’s scholarship program are the individual applicants who are impacted — and their compelling stories. Nicole's heartwarming essay reminds us how important the Foundation's work can be.
Jane Hanson and Marie Mayer, Foundation Trustees
As you may have heard, the Mensa Foundation is increasing the amount of the Cooper/Mossip Scholarships for the upcoming scholarship program year to $600. We had a goal of doubling what had been a $300 scholarship. With a significant bequest from a Mensa member, we can accomplish that goal much sooner than we had anticipated.
When I retired from my day job a few years ago, I had visions of reading books while lounging in my Adirondack chair near my neatly tended perennial garden. Nice fantasy. Since then, my path has taken quite a different turn.