FLEX Alumni in Zaporizhzhya Improve their Environment for GYSD

Anastasiya Shapovalova ’17 (Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine/ Mount Crawford, VA), the current FLEX Alumni City Representative of Zaporizhzhya, organized three impressive city cleanup activities for Global...

FLEX Alumni in South Ukraine Celebrate GYSD

On April 20-22, FLEX alumni in Odesa celebrated Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) by implementing two amazing projects. Yuliia Shevchenko ’16 (Odesa, Ukraine/ Oceanside, CA)...

FLEX Alumni in Central Ukraine Participate in the European Youth Parliament (EYP)

At first glance, the European Youth Parliament may sound like many other NGOs. It is described as a “platform for discussion of current social,...

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...

Alumnus Oleksandr Kushch ’13 and his Academy of Future Elected Officials

After successfully completing the FLEX program, Ukrainian FLEX alumnus Oleksandr Kushch’13 (Kharkiv, Ukraine/ Austin, TX) has chosen not to remain idle. Though busy studying...

Eastern Europe FLEX Ability Workshop 2017 #EEFAW17

American Councils for International Education, through the FLEX program, organized a workshop for 76 alumni of the program on November 9-12 in Irpin, Ukraine. ...

The Most Popular FLEX Appreciation Day Videos

Every year on September 27th, FLEX alumni celebrate FLEX Appreciation day. It is a perfect occasion for alumni to remember all the things that...

Mikhail Pimenov ‘95, The Catalyst for Ukrainian Participation in the Invictus Games

“When I told my parents that I might end up becoming a finalist of the FLEX program and spend a year in the US,...

Halloween Celebrations in Southern Ukraine

This October, seven FLEX alumni in Southern Ukraine organized five events to share the Halloween experiences that they had during their FLEX exchange...

FLEX Kicks off the 25th Anniversary of U.S.-Ukrainian Diplomatic Relations

In recognition of the 25th Anniversary of U.S.-Ukrainian diplomatic relations, American Councils organized a reception on November 4 to celebrate the milestone and recollect...