Lemonade Stand Fundraiser

On July 20, in Almaty, Kazakhstan eight recently returned alumni and two FLEX finalists set up a lemonade stand in the main shopping center...

GYSD Project: Women’s Streetball Tournament in Astana, Kazakhstan

Project Organizer: Aizhan Kapysheva '10Event Location: Astana, Kazakhstan$497 in FLEX Alumni GYSD Matching Grant Funding$900 cost share from: The Kazakhstan WHO country office, the...

“Let his dream come true for hundreds of other young people.”

FLEX alumni worked together with family and friends of Tim Bekshentayev, who died a year ago in a car accident in the United States, where he was...

Ayaulym Tursynkhnova ’17: Change Starts Locally

Ayaulym Tursynkhanova’17 (Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan /Beresford, SD) is both a FLEX and ACCESS Program alumna. She is a former City Representative (CR) of Ust-Kamenogorsk, and,...

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...

Call for Mentors: Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop 2016

FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. Dates: 20-24 July, 2016 Deadline: June 15th, 11:59 PM EST FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop Mentor Application: American Councils for International Education...

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...

Call for Applications: Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop 2016

Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. American Councils for International Education announces the Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop...

Nazarbayev University Debate Academy 2014

Aslan Sataybekov ’12 (Astana, Kazakhstan/ Chaumont, NY) Project Location: Astana, Kazakhstan $2,600 in 2014 FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding FLEX alumnus Aslan Sataybekov ’12 (Astana, Kazakhstan/ Chaumont,...

First Annual North Kazakhstan Debate Cup in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan

First Annual North Kazakhstan Debate Cup: On December 28, Madina Rakhimzhanova ’14 together with the Nomad Debate Club organized the First Annual North Kazakhstan Debate...