FLEX Talks Kyrgyzstan

On November 1, the FLEX Alumni Program in Kyrgyzstan hosted a 25th Anniversary Celebration for the FLEX Program. The celebration included speeches in a TED-style format...

25 GYSD Projects by FLEX Alumni 2004-2018

As FLEX celebrates the 25th anniversary of the program, we also celebrate the 15th anniversary of FLEX alumni organizing amazing Global Youth Service Day...

Announcing GYSD Matching Grants Program 2019

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the annual Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) Matching Grants program for FLEX and YES alumni....

FLEX Alumni in Kyrgyzstan Implement TechMothers Project

During the summer of 2017, FLEX alumni Zhibek Kamalbek kyzy ‘14 (Jalal-Abad Kyrgyzstan/Saint Olaf, IA), Sezim Zhenishbekova ‘15 (Naryn, Kyrgyzstan/Saranac, MI) and Atai...

FLEX Talking Club in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Starting on September 5, FLEX alumni launched the weekly Talking Club in partnership with the American Corner in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Talking Club is a...

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...

Zafarbek Sulaimanov ’11 Founder of Kyrgyzstan’s first urban fashion company Enesay.kg

is confident that one day Enesay.kg will become profitable and its designs will be in demand not just in Kyrgyzstan, but in the...

Alumni from Kyrgyzstan Proclaim, “I Love English!”

FLEX alumni joined schools and universities across Kyrgyzstan in supporting the Week of English Language in Kyrgyzstan, an initiative of the U.S. Embassy in...

FLEX Alumni Work with At-Risk Communities for Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is the largest service event in the world and the only one that celebrates the contributions that children and...

Amazing Alumni Projects from the Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop 2016

FLEX alumni from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan organized grant projects following the 2016 Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop (CAFAW) on social entrepreneurship.  Alumni shared what they...