Top 100 Mensa Organizations (pg 2)

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21.  Hong Kong Mensa
Chairman: Thomas Chan

Hong Kong Mensa was formed in 1987 by a small group of expatriates and local Chinese who had gained Mensa membership while living overseas. Since then, membership has steadily increased to more than 350 nowadays.

Many of the original expat members have returned to their home countries and now more than two-thirds of all members are “locals”. In HK Mensa the membership embraces a wide variety of interests and professions including doctors, dentists, architects, lawyers and executives from the IT, import/export trading and media sectors. The youngest member is 14 and the oldest in the 70s.sectors. The youngest member is 14 and the oldest in the 70s.
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22.  Mensa Hungary
President: Straw Dr. Tibor

The most intelligent people in the Mensa club members from around the world, nearly one hundred thousand, eight hundred of which live in Hungary. Our goal is to promote intelligence, intelligence relating to research support and encourage the media to ensure our members.

Mensa Hungary is designed to bring together the highly intelligent people, regardless of age, gender, race, origin or social status. The only criterion for membership of the people to achieve a two per cent of typical intelligentsia - adopted by the Mensa supervising psychologist - intelligence.

The Mensa is not committed to any ideology, philosophy, politics or religion is not under, and no common opinion is not forcing its members.
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22.  Irish Mensa

Mensa offers its members lively and topical monthly magazines, regional newsletters, some 120 plus Special Interest Groups (SIGs), many websites and private discussion groups around the globe, which give access to a worldwide social network of intelligent friends and events for members to attend.

There is an enormous variety of backgrounds and skills among Mensans, so if you like meeting people and enjoy good conversation, whatever your interests, from anthropology to Zoroastrianism, you are sure to find a kindred spirit just an email, meeting or letter away.
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23.  Mensa Israel

President: Yaron Mirelman

Welcome to Mensa Israel [AR 580 495 182], in which members with IQ is within the two upper percentiles of the State of Israel.

Most Mensa chapters are basically social clubs and Israel’s version has the same basic format. Periodic meetings are organized for members at local, national and international levels; a virtual e-mail discussion group is managed; a monthly journal is published and sent to all members; a website is maintained; special interest groups are organized around specific topics and a boutique of Mensa-brand merchandise is operated.
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24Mensa Italy
President: Corrado Giustozzi

Italy became the Mensa Mensa a few years after "national" (when you reach at least 250 members) and remained near those numbers until 1998-1999. The presidency of Menotti Cossu, in 1994 happened to Hector Vezzosi until 1999, followed by Giuseppe Mazza and Elio Tondo until 2004 until 2007, the office is currently held by Natalia Buzzi.

The Mensa Italy as almost all the world is composed of a Governing Council (7 members, including the President), by regional secretaries and assistants involved in the administration of the test for admission to special charge (for the web, the correction of test , etc.).
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25.  Mensa Luxemburg
Vice President 2000: Jos Kirps

It all started about 20 years ago when Mensa Belgium-Luxembourg was founded. Initially activities were mostly in Belgium but since 1999 events took place also in the Grand-Duchy .It really began in year 2000 with regular monthly meetings (every last Thursday of the month) with interesting and diverse themes. The first SIG (Special Interest Group) was set in February 2000 and we launched our own Internet site in May of the same year. In December 2000 Mensa Luxembourg was founded and become an autonomous National Group.
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26.  Mensa Macedonia

Chairman: Peter Pandilov

Mensa is an organization of Macedonia Macedonian citizens with above-average intelligence. Mensa is nonprofit, voluntary, independent and nonpartisan organization of citizens with high intelligence, regardless of their religion, gender, nationality, age, education, political beliefs and social status.

The historical founding of Mensa Assembly was held on 12.4.1999, in an amphitheater at the Faculty.All the 4 hours of work, officially establishing the organization and adopted the Statute and the bodies of Mensa Macedonia. On February 11, 2000, Mensa Macedonia was recorded in the register of associations and foundations under Reg. no. 693rd By the end of May took the registration of the organization in other institutions (the National Institute of Statistics, Department of Payment and PRO). In early June, Mensa Macedonia finally completed all legal procedures for registration and began intensive work, research, attract membership, work on signal plans and other regular activities.
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27.  Malaysian Mensa Society
Chairman: Mr. Azrai Skymmr

Tan Sri Dato' Yong Poh Kon became the Founding Chairman when he registered the Malaysian Mensa Society on 22 May 1984 after several years of effort. Members prior to that were only direct members of Mensa International. Establishing a national Mensa would also allow greater flexibility in organising activities and events as well as allow a large portion of funding to be channeled locally.
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28.  Mensa Mexico:
President: Cinthia Reyes

Mensa in Mexico is an Emerging National Chapter recognized by Mensa International. The group's current goal is to convert our Chapter National Chapter Emerging in the final. We have members and activities in different parts of the country and still growing.

Our mission is to be the most important intellectual society of Mexico.

Our vision is to develop the full potential and leading members of Mensa members in Mexico for the benefit of the community.
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29.  Mensa Netherlands
Chairman: Pierre Parot

Mensa Netherlands has about 4000 members.With an IQ score in the 98th or 99th percentile is far beyond the average person, and sometimes what is commonly accepted in his or her environment. Mensa hotdogging intelligent provides a home for these people, there is in our club room for diverse ways of thinking and behavior. Mensa also working to influence the social standard of the average which highly intelligent people from being excluded. Mensa provides information on places like the library and the annual Scholarship and talks with parties in education to excellence in education.
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30.  Mensa New Zealand
Chairman : Sue Greatbanks

Mensa New Zealand is administered by unpaid volunteers throughout the country. Our National Committee is spread across the country, the magazine is edited in Nelson and Area Co-ordinators are appointed throughout the country.

Mensa is a non-profit organization run by members for the benefit of members and society at large. Mensa has three stated purposes:
  • to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity,
  • to encourage research in the nature, characteristics and uses of intelligence,
  • to promote stimulating intellectual and social opportunities for its members.
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31.  Mensa Norge (MENSA NORWAY)
Leader: Lars Change Kjølstad

Mensa Norway is a member driven volunteer organization under the International Mensa International's mission is to " foster human intelligence for the good of humanity, encourage the growth of knowledge and promote intellectual and social opportunities for its members." Globally, we are 120,000 members, and we are growing in Norway. Today we have over 800 members.
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32.  Mensa Pakistan
Chairman: Hasan Zuberi

This is the official website of the Pakistan chapter of Mensa. In June 2007 Mensa Pakistan has been awarded the Provisional National Mensa status by Mensa International.

Mensa provides a forum for intellectual exchange for people with high IQ. Its activities include exchange of ideas by lectures, discussions, journals, special interest groups, and local, regional, national, and international gatherings; the investigations of members’ opinions and attitudes; and assistance to researchers, inside and outside Mensa, in projects dealing with intelligence or Mensa.”
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33.  Mensa Philippines
Chairman: Winthrop Y. Yu

Mensa Philippines is an emerging national Mensa under the auspices of Mensa International Ltd. The society has over 100,000 members in over 80 countries worldwide. Mensa's aims are - to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity; to encourage research in the nature, characteristics and uses of intelligence; and to promote stimulating and social opportunities for its members.
Right now, Mensa Philippines is a relatively small group and thus classified as an emerging Mensa under the supervision of Mensa International.

34.  Mensa Polska
President: Jacek Cywinski

Mensa was founded in Poland in 1989. The first testing session in Warsaw, led by Ed Vincent, former administrative director of Mensa International. This session gave birth to the Polish branch of Mensa.

Initially we were little, now I'm urośliśmy in strength, however, one has not changed: still very much like to meet with each other.

Mensa of the entire Polish meet together at least once a year at the General Meeting of Members (which is the supreme authority of the association), also meet very often in different regions on a number of thematic meetings and social events.
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35.  Mensa Romania
Chairman: Daniel Serbanica

On August 1, 2010 in Romania were officially 115 Mensa members.

Now you can join Mensa Romania to start a new organization, strong and capable of promoting the intellectual values ​​of this nation. Neighbouring countries such as Hungary and Bulgaria, have organizations that exceed 600 members and intellectual activities in major cities. These organizations have their own publications. Macedonia, a country with a population of nearly 2 million inhabitants is an organization of over 200 members, the Czech Republic 1600, and the list could go on.
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36.  Mensa Serbia
Chairman: Uros Petrovic

Mensa is the name of our association, and in no way representative of some collective beliefs: ideological, political, philosophical or religious. Members acting in their life commitments, and the association is just more opportunity to meet and communicate.

The headquarters of Mensa Serbia is located in Novi Sad. Our rooms were on the official website: Bulevar 22, Novi Sad, phone 021/456-000. Secretary Office service, which rotates Wednesdays and Saturdays from 19 to 21h. Our membership, however, lives and works around our country.
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37.  Mensa Slovakia
President: Miro Macko

Mensa Slovakia is a nonprofit international organization made ​​up of above-average intelligent people . It is part of the parent organization Mensa International.

Fukciou Mensa is primarily creating a stimulating intellectual and social environment for its members, facilitating their voluntary self-realization and promotion of mutual contacts. Whether in the form of various discussions, lectures, debates Mensa as such, however, deals only with establishing the basic conditions, it all depends on personal activities of individuals. Mensa aims to give the freest scope for self-realization.It is a community of people with different views, ambitions, who operate entirely on a voluntary basis.
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38.  Northern Alabama Mensa
Local Secretary: Mike Wilkinson

To provide a social atmosphere and the interplay of ideas and words through organized activities, to encourage acceptance and friendship in a community of peers. To foster personal growth and learning through experiments in adventure such as meeting diverse and interesting people, traveling, participating in activities with other groups, contributing to local group efforts, offering leadership opportunities, and networking.
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39Alaska Mensa
President: Dana Spinney

Alaska Mensa has had a long history of contacting its members via its newsletter. For some members, it's the only communications they get, because they are hundreds of miles away from the next closest member. Many Alaska Mensans today still don't have access to the internet, so we offer the newsletter both electronically via email and hard copy via the U.S. Postal Service.

We try to make the newsletter informative, intellectually challenging, yet fun and enjoyable to read. We strive to publish articles, letters, photographs and puzzles which are thought provoking, but not too haughty. We would love to get more input from members, especially those who live in the bush. You have a unique perspective that the rest of us can only imagine.
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40.  Southern Nevada Mensa
President: Judy Dosse

Southern Nevada MENSA is a local chapter of American Mensa, and serves the southern half of Nevada plus most of Mohave County in northwest Arizona. Mensa is an organization for those who score in the top 2% of the population on a standardized intelligence test. Members range in age from pre-schooler to centenarian.

According to the Mensa constitution, our purpose is three-fold:
  • Identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity.
  • Encourage research in the nature, characteristics & uses of intelligence.
  •   Provide a stimulating intellectual & social environment for its members.