01 Sep Accelerating Development Through Mensa Youth International
Accelerating Development Through Mensa Youth International
Poster presentation112aKeri Guilbault, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States
Meeting PlazaThu 14:15 - 15:15
Background: Mensa Youth International is a cooperative community of world wide representatives that inspires development and shares resources through motivational campaigns and online access to proven coordinated events.
The PurposeTo educate readers on the importance of extra support for gifted youth.Methods: Our methods for engaging gifted youth educators and helping to develop gifted young minds range from our very active enrollment in speaker series events, an expanding resource repository and notable localized campaigns such as Mensa Grammar School in Prague and European Mensa Juniors Camp in Germany. Results: Our two primary methods of encouraging active growth and participation are our popular speaker series and our online database of resources.Conclusion: Mensa International gives gifted youth around the world access to the same social and educational opportunities through a network of shared approaches to developing gifted young minds.