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...

Bermet Tursunkulova – Vice President at the AUCA

Bermet Tursunkulova ‘94 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan / Frederick, MD Education: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and International Law from International University of Kyrgyzstan (1998), Master of Arts...

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...

Celebrating Three Years of the Kyrgyzstan New Generation Camp

Jibek Turgunbekova ’13 (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan/ Keota, IA) Project Title:  New Generation (El Campo) Project Location:  Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan $1306 in 2014 FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding FLEX alumni and...

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...

FLEX Alumni and GYSD 2017:  Education and Career Advice Projects

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

Second Annual Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop: FLEX Alumni Bringing Ideas Leadership and Initiative to...

Fifty-one alumni from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan engaged in trainings and developed community ideas at the second annual Central Asia FLEX-Ability workshop on...

Exchanges to Internships, Experiences to Interests

Nadezhda Pak ‘10 Raymore, MO/Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Current education: American University of Central Asia Since returning from her 2010 FLEX exchange year in Raymore, Missouri, Nadezhda Pak has...

Eleven Years of Service: FLEX Alumni Participation in Global Youth Service Day

The 2015 Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) celebrations marked the eleventh anniversary of FLEX alumni organizing service projects in their communities alongside youth worldwide...

Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop: Social Entrepreneurship

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan was the host of the Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop that took place on July 20-24. Forty-five FLEX alumni and four Alumni...

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