Welcome to the home page of Maryland Mensa!
There will be no M4 on Friday, March 20. The management of the hall where we meet in River Hill is closing it until further notice. We’ll keep you posted. Thanks! Be well!
This page will be dedicated to news and events as information for the members, information for prospective members, and celebrating highlights and activities of the group. Check back often as this page will be updated frequently!
- What the world can learn from China's response to the coronavirus | Gary Liu March 27, 2020From Hong Kong, South China Morning Post CEO Gary Liu tracks China's response to the coronavirus pandemic -- from the initial outbreak in Wuhan to the shutdown of Hubei province and the containment measures taken across its major cities. Sharing insights into how the culture in places like Hong Kong and South Korea contributed to […]
- The quest for the coronavirus vaccine | Seth Berkley March 27, 2020When will the coronavirus vaccine be ready? Epidemiologist Seth Berkley (head of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance) takes us inside the effort to create a vaccine for COVID-19. With clarity and urgency, he explains what makes it so challenging to develop, when we can expect it to be rolled out at scale and why we'll need […]
- Indigenous wisdom should be at the heart of climate activism | Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim March 27, 2020To tackle a problem as large as climate change, we need both science and Indigenous wisdom, says environmental activist Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim. In this engaging talk, she shares how her nomadic community in Chad is working closely with scientists to restore endangered ecosystems -- and offers lessons on how to create more resilient communities.