4 FLEX Alumni Projects That Were All About Promoting STEM in 2018

Given the progress of technology, foundational skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have become more important than ever. Throughout 2018, FLEX alumni...

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...

FLEX Alumni Reunion at the Youth Global Forum in Paris

 North Kazakhstan Alumni Coordinator Aknur Berdigulova '14 (Karaganda, Kazakhstan - Pearland, Texas) received a fellowship to attend the Youth Global Forum from December...

Second Annual Inclusive Debate Tournament in Kazakhstan

In honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Alumni Coordinator of South Kazakhstan Bibinur Zhamaliddenova ’15 (Aktau, Kazakhstan/ Madison, OH) and alumna...

Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Do you know about 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? Marzhan Balabek ’17 (Taraz, Kazakhstan/ Northport, AL), the FLEX Alumni City Representative of Almaty, recognized...

Kazakhstan Alumna Aizhan Alzhanova ’04 Initiates a Club for Socially Vulnerable Women

A valuable change starts with a single person who dares to take a step forward, and FLEX alumna Aizhan Alzhanova '04 (Shymkent, Kazakhstan/Gibson, GA)...

FLEX Alumni from Southern Kazakhstan Implement an Inclusive Debate Tournament

During International Education Week 2017, the alumni community of Southern Kazakhstan held a series of events in celebration of the joint initiative of the...

My Family’s Story – 20 Years of FLEX

Khamza Iyldyz ’17 (Jonesville, MI/ Astana, Kazakhstan) and his mother Leyla Malaeva ‘97 (Beavercreek, OH/ Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan) I am honored to share my FLEX...

Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017: Smart Storytelling

All of us have stories to tell – and FLEX alumni have so many!  From their exchange experiences to stories of the impact that...

Zhibek Karamanova ’03: Creating the Art Market in Kazakhstan

'Whether you are a cosmopolitan CEO or an energetic parent, don't lose touch with the FLEX community and keep up the FLEX spirit! Don't...