Mensa’s goal is to shine a light on human intelligence so that it can benefit humankind. The society was founded in England in 1946 as a peace project. The purpose was to gather the world’s most intelligent people to participate in building a better world. Today, the society has almost 150,000 members in more than 50 countries. Mensa Sweden was established in 1964 and has more than 7,500 members – making it the national association with most members per capita.