International Award for Benefit to Society winners

Guilherme Moisés Sampaio, 2019 International Intellectual Benefits to Society Award winner
2019: Guilherme Moisés Sampaio

Guilherme Moisés Sampaio, a professor of physics in Brazil, was recognized with the 2019 International Intellectual Benefits To Society Award for his innovative research into the biomedical applications of magnetic nanoparticles.

Janine Teo, 2018 International Intellectual Benefits To Society Award winner
2018: Janine Teo

For her work with Solve Education!, a not-for-profit which uses game mechanics and artificial intelligence in a game-based educational application, Janine Teo of Singapore was recognized with the 2018 International Intellectual Benefits To Society Award.

2014: David Smith
2014: David Smith

Using his unique behavior modification training system, over 23,000 people throughout North America and around the world are able to work with electricity safely and more efficiently, without injury.

2013: Anna Maria Roncoroni
2013: Anna Maria Roncoroni

Italian Mensan Anna Maria Roncoroni has been named the Mensa Foundation's 2013 winner of the International Award for Benefit to Society for her work as an advocate of gifted children's programs, both in Italy and internationally.

Melissa Sterry, 2010 International Award for Benefit to Society winner
2010: Melissa Sterry

British Mensan Melissa Sterry was recognized for her development of the Bionic City, the ultimate sustainable smart city that uses knowledge about Earth's ecosystems to create a metropolis with resilience to extreme meteorological and geological events.

Katerina Havlickova, 2009 International Award for Benefit to Society winner
2009: Katerina Havlickova

Katerina Havlícková, a member of Mensa Czech Republic, was recognized for her dedication to helping gifted children through implementation of innovative programs.

Nicole Schuster, 2008 International Award for Benefit to Society winner
2008: Nicole Schuster

Nicole Schuster, an autistic member of Mensa Germany, was recognized for her efforts to give autistic people a voice and for her fight for their rights.