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...

FLEX Alumni Visit a Children’s Shelter in Baku

One of the most long-lasting lessons alumni learn during their FLEX year is the importance of volunteering. After returning back home alumni regularly volunteer...

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...

Highlighting City and University Representatives in Azerbaijan

The majority of FLEX Alumni note their exchange year as a turning point in their lives, taking lessons and skills learned in the U.S....

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...

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,...

Conversation Clubs Hosted by FLEX Alumni in Azerbaijan

In the last decade English has officially become an international language, as it is the second most widely spoken language worldwide when considering both...

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...

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...