#BridgingStories Between Turkey and Armenia

For decades hatred has seemed to be the only visible common value between Armenia and Turkey. This is largely due to the territorial, cultural,...

FLEX Community Spirit at the 23rd World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT)

“Families are like branches on a tree. We grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” - unknown Once you become a FLEX...

FLEX News Literacy Workshop in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

A group of 52 FLEX and YES alumni from Armenia, Georgia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia attended the first News Literacy Workshop from December...

Winners of the 2019 FLEX Alumni Photo/Video Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 FLEX Alumni Photo/Video Contest!  Annually, the FLEX Alumni program invites FLEX alumni to submit photos and videos...

FLEX Alumni Armenia Hold Book Drive for Regional Library in Vayk

  Give back as much as you can. This is the mantra by which the FLEX alumni community lives. We try to give 365 days...

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...

Vardan Partamyan ‘99: ‘Every life is full of adventures’

Bath, Maine / Yerevan, Armenia Education: BA in International Relations and MA in English and Political Science from Yerevan State University ‘When I look back...

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,...