Tien Shan Model United Nations

Yulia Tokareva ’10 led a team of FLEX alumni and representatives of the international student-run organization AIESEC in organizing Kyrgyzstan’s first-ever Tien Shan Model...

Exploring East Asia

Cholpon Muradilova '11 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan/Brimley, MI Hello everyone! My name is Cholpon M. and I am a sophomore at American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan. In 2010-2011...

FLEX Alumnae Soros Foundation Fellows from Kyrgyzstan

Three FLEX alumnae remark on pursuing Master’s degrees at St. Andrews University while on Soros Foundation fellowships. Elnura Sulaimanova ’06 Naryn, Kyrgyzstan/West Milford, WV Diana Durusbek kyzy...

FLEX Fashion Designer’s Thank You

Akmaral Arzybaeva '07 Tashkumyr, Kyrgyzstan/Needham, MA I was a six-year old girl who would bring candies from home and sell them to classmates at school until my...

FLEX: Bridge to the Global Community

Izat Osmonov '09 Kant, Kyrgyzstan/Hobe Sound, FL During my year abroad as a FLEX exchange student in South Florida in 2008-2009, I blogged on the experiences of...

I Can Make a Change! $20 Challenge Project

The FLEX program is pleased to announce the second place winner of the FLEX 20th Anniversary competition $20 Challenge Contest Nargiza Kanybek kyzy ’13 (Bishkek,...

Kyrgyzstan Alumni Association of Exchange Programs for Country Development

Aizat Jakybalieva '07 Naryan, Kyrgyzstan/Seguin, TX shoolakg gmail com I’m very much delighted to tell the story of alumni in Kyrgyzstan. But first, I would...

The Making of the Documentary Film Cancer Free

Maria Rechkunova-Goodson '99 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan/Fairview, NC richmasha yahoo com Two FLEX alumnae, Veta Shapkina’99 (Bukhara, Uzbekistan) and Maria Rechkunova’99 (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) are making a documentary film about Effective...

Abai Iliyazov ’05 Kyrgyzstan

Abai Iliyazov ’05 Chuy, Kyrgyzstan/Gardendale, AL Please meet Abai Iliyazov ’05, whose Kyrgyz “Ak Kalpak” magic hat has opened doors to adventures and helped him make...

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