Mensa Foundation Honoree named one of 'People' Magazine's "25 Women Who Are Changing the World"
17 year-old Natalie Hampton's app combats bullying in schools
By: American Mensa, Ltd.
The list also includes actress Gal Gadot; famed primatologist Jane Goodall; Maria Shriver, founder of the Woman's Alzheimer Movement; and epidemiologist Dr. Celine Gounder. Each of the people on this list have used their talents to work toward improving the world around them.
Natalie's intelligence and compassion drove her to find a solution to a problem that personally affected her and her peers. Natalie's solution provides a discreet tool where the users create a safe place for those who are struggling to connect with other school mates and find people to sit with during the lunch hour. The app now boasts more than 100,000 users in eight different countries, according to People. Mensa Foundation President, Marie Mayer said, "Natalie's work as an innovator and advocate has a significant impact on solving societal problems."
American Mensa is an organization open to anyone who scores in the top 2 percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test. Mensa has more than 56,000 members in the United States and more than 110,000 members globally. For more information about Mensa, please visit americanmensa.org or call (800) 66-MENSA.
Victoria Liguez, American Mensa, Ltd.