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ALUMNI ARTICLES

The Future is Female Project in Azerbaijan

Gulnar Gurbanova ’14 (Baku, Azerbaijan/Iron, MN) teamed up with her fellow FLEX alumnae to conduct “The Future is Female” training as a follow-on project...

Youth Empowerment in Eurasia: Seven Initiatives by FLEX Alumni

FLEX Alumni became more independent and grew as they lived, and learned during an academic year in the U.S.  Many returned home to share...

2019 Alumni Workshop for Youth Leaders in English Teaching in Irpin, Ukraine

From May 29 to June 2, 58 alumni from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine gathered in Irpin, Ukraine for the first ever AlumniWorkshop...

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,...

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...

WORKSHOP PROJECTS

Call for Mentors: South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017

South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. American Councils for International Education is searching for interested senior FLEX Alumni from program...

Call for Applications: 2017 South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop

South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. American Councils for International Education announces the South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop to be held...

Learning English Independently

Ulviyya Akbarova '15 Project Location: Qakh, Azerbaijan Project of the South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop On March 26, Ulviyya Akbarova '15 joined forces with the FLEX Alumni Coordinator...

Social Media and Diplomacy

Sabina Osmanli '14 Project Location: Baku, Azerbaijan Project of the South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop On May 17, Sabina Osmanli '14 conducted a presentation about the influence of...

Read to Lead

Teymur Fatullayev '15 and Fatima Huseynli '13 Project Location: Sheki, Azerbaijan Project of the South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop On February 18, Teymur Fatullayev '15 teamed up with...

FLEX GRANTS

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...

I Won’t Be Your Victim

I Won’t Be Your Victim Sevinj Huseynova ’11 (Khachmaz, Azerbaijan) Event Locations:  Baku, Khachmaz, Sheki, and Tovuz, Azerbaijan   $750 in FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding Summary:  With support...

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017: What’s Your Story?

Forty-five FLEX alumni from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine attended the 2017 South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop in Kvareli, Georgia at the Ministry of Justice...

Call for Applications: 2017 South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop

South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. American Councils for International Education announces the South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop to be held...

FLEX Alumni Volunteer to Promote Education in the USA

Education USA Advising Centers* in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine held U.S. Higher Education Fairs this fall and FLEX alumni in these countries...

Eastern Europe FLEX-Ability Workshop: Entrepreneurship, Technology, and STE(A)M

Sixty-two FLEX alumni from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine attended the 2016 Eastern-Europe FLEX-Ability Workshop in Kvareli, Georgia at the Ministry of Justice...

Summer in Sheki: FLEX Alumni-led Summer Camp

Summer Camp in Azerbaijan Ulviyya Akbarova ’15 (Sheki, Azerbaijan) Location:  Sheki, Azerbaijan Ulviyya Akbarova ’15 implemented an American-style summer camp for 55, 7-10th graders in Sheki, Azerbaijan...

GYSD GRANTS

25 GYSD Projects by FLEX Alumni 2004-2018

As FLEX celebrates the 25th anniversary of the program, we also celebrate the 15th anniversary of FLEX alumni organizing amazing Global Youth Service Day...

NOTABLE ALUMNI

Interview with Notable Alumnus Hikmat Aliyev ’94

Hikmat Aliyev ’94 (Baku, Azerbaijan/La Harpe, IL) is an alumnus of the first cohort of the FLEX program.  After his exchange year, Hikmat returned...

Fifteen Years After the FLEX Program

A Conversation with Emil Gafarov '02 and his host parents, Martin and Paula Krause Emil Gafarov '02 Mingachevir, Azerbaijan / Green Bay, Wisconsin Education: Master's Degree in...

Emin Eminzada (Azerbaijan) ‘Everyone Needs a Breakthrough Moment’

'Study hard - education is the key to your success. Also participate in different alumni activities and stay active in the FLEX community. I'm...

Kamran Latifov Azerbaijani Pop Singer with a Global Outlook

'The FLEX program gives us a truly global outlook. Having been influenced by two cultural traditions, we can now take the best from both...

Tribute to Narmin Azizli ’08: A Remarkable FLEX Alumna and ICRC Worker

Narmin Azizli ‘08 Lenkoran, Azerbaijan / Kansas City, Missouri Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston On December 10, Narmin Azizli ‘08 died...