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FLEX Alumni Azerbaijan Take Part in FLEXcribo Essay Competition

To encourage FLEX Alumni from Azerbaijan to share stories about the lessons that they learned from the FLEX exchange, Shabnam Valiyeva ’15 (Barda, Azerbaijan/Swansea, IL) came up with the idea of starting FLEXcribo – a FLEX Alumni Essay competition....

Interview with Emil Hasanzade ’15, Filmmaker and Founder of the FEMM Project

FLEX Alumni Coordinator Sabina Suleymanova’14 (Baku, Azerbaijan/Traverse City/ MI) interviewed Emil Hasanzade ’15 (Baku, Azerbaijan/Monroe, WA) regarding his project, FEMM, based on gender equality and feminism in Azerbaijan. Through the FEMM project, Emil created a film entitled ‘Silenced and...

FLEX Alumni Visit a Children’s Shelter in Baku

One of the most long-lasting lessons alumni learn during their FLEX year is the importance of volunteering. After returning back home alumni regularly volunteer in their communities. With the initiative of Gulnar Gurbanova ‘14 (Baku, Azerbaijan/ Iron, MN) and...

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 exchange year in the U.S.  Alumni take on the role of helping their communities develop...

Highlighting City and University Representatives in Azerbaijan

The majority of FLEX Alumni note their exchange year as a turning point in their lives, taking lessons and skills learned in the U.S. and returning to their home communities anew with more drive than ever. Many alumni who...