Conflict Transformation Activist Lilit Gizhlaryan ’09

Lilit Gizhlaryan ‘09 Verin Karmiraghbyur, Armenia / Rosly, South Dakota Education: MA in Spanish Language and Literature from Yerevan State University. ‘I decided to continue listening’ What is...

25 Years of FLEX in Armenia

2018 marked the 25th anniversary of the FLEX program. Twenty-five years of recruiting, 25 different generations and 1030 young people from Armenia who’ve heard,...

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...

Announcing GYSD Matching Grants Program 2019

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the annual Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) Matching Grants program for FLEX and YES alumni....

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 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 Talks from Alumni in Armenia

Seven alumni of the 2017 FLEX Ability Workshop gave TEDx-style "FLEX Talks" at the U.S. Embassy in Armenia on November 22. . Members of...

FLEX Alumni Share their Culture through the American Councils Insider Tour

The American Councils’ Insider Tours provide travelers with an in-depth look at areas of the world that are less-often picked by the average tourist,...

FLEX Alumni Create Leadership and English Clubs in Armenia

Ten recently-returned FLEX Alumni created a theme-driven clubs in one of four regions in Armenia. Each of the clubs emphasizes developing both leadership skills...

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...