Welcome to the home page of Maryland Mensa!
Hello, all! Please keep in mind that, due to the recent health event, we ask that all members confirm with the event coordinator that scheduled events through the organization as found in the calendar will continue as scheduled, and have not been cancelled. Thank you.
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!
- Why we must confront hard historical truths | Hasan Kwame Jeffries September 24, 2020To move forward in the United States, we must look back and confront the difficult history that has shaped widespread injustice. Revisiting a significant yet overlooked piece of the past, Hasan Kwame Jeffries emphasizes the need to weave historical context, no matter how painful, into our understanding of modern society -- so we can disrupt […]
- 3 secrets to Netflix's success | Reed Hastings September 23, 2020What does it take to cultivate a culture of innovation and reinvention at work? Tracing his journey from math teacher to honesty-seeking executive, Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings describes three key elements of a successful work culture, sharing how to design a company around inspiration, creativity and candor. (This discussion, hosted by head of TED Chris […]
- How your personality shapes your politics | Dannagal G. Young September 22, 2020Social psychologist Dannagal G. Young breaks down the link between our psychology and politics, showing how personality types largely fall into people who prioritize openness and flexibility (liberals) and those who prefer order and certainty (conservatives). Hear why both sets of traits are crucial to any society -- and how our differences are being dangerously […]