FLEX GRANTS

The Value of Networking: Professional Development Workshop in Turkmenistan

Lyubov Lakomova ‘06 (Mary, Turkmenistan/ Palestine, TX) organized an intensive professional development workshop entitled “The Value of Networking” for 43 American Corner visitors in...

First Ultimate Frisbee Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan

On June 17, exceptional City Representative Yana Veytsman ’17 (Karaganda, Kazakhstan/Colorado Springs, CO) organized the very first Ultimate Frisbee tournament in Kazakhstan. This event...

GROW Environmental Camp in Armenia: a FLEX Alumni Grant Project

Peace Corps volunteers (PCVs) and FLEX alumni have been collaborating ever since the FLEX program began 25 years ago. For years, Peace Corps volunteers...

FLEX Alumni in Montenegro Implement a Civic Education Week

Annually, approximately 100 FLEX students have the opportunity to attend a Civic Education Workshop in Washington, D.C. during their exchange year.  For many, it...

FLEX and YLP Alumni Initiate a Model U.S. Senate Platform

After returning home, FLEX alumni are always looking for ways to give back to their communities by sharing their knowledge and experience from their...

FLEX Alumni in South Kazakhstan Celebrate Gender Equality through Sports

This March, the FLEX Alumni community of South Kazakhstan organized a Powderpuff football game in Almaty in honor of International Women’s Day. ‘Powderpuff’ is...

Winter Charity Ball by the FLEX Alumni Community in Moldova

This year’s holiday season  started with a celebration at the extraordinary black-tie Winter Charity Ball: Masquerade, organized by the Moldova FLEX Alumni community  in...

FLEX Alumni in Kyrgyzstan Implement TechMothers Project

During the summer of 2017, FLEX alumni Zhibek Kamalbek kyzy ‘14 (Jalal-Abad Kyrgyzstan/Saint Olaf, IA), Sezim Zhenishbekova ‘15 (Naryn, Kyrgyzstan/Saranac, MI) and Atai...

FLEX Alumni in West Ukraine Offer Democracy Seminar

FLEX Alumni Anna-Mariya Skakodub ’14 (Lviv, Ukraine/ Leola, SD) and Yaryna Faryna ‘13 (Lviv, Ukraine/ St. Cloud, FL) together with the NGO Solidarna...

Pull Yourself Up by your Bootstraps Bootcamp by Karina Ibragimova ’14

During her FLEX exchange year, Karina Ibragimova ‘14 (Aktobe, Kazakhstan/ Cogan Station, PA) was surprised by the variety of classes offered at her American...

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