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...

FLEX Alumni Meet New U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro

FLEX Alumni in Montenegro started off the month of March in the best way possible: meeting with the new U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Judy...

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...

FLEX Alumni Montenegro Celebrate 25 Years of FLEX

This year, FLEX alumni around the world are celebrating 25 years of the amazing FLEX program; in Montenegro, alumni decided to honor this anniversary...

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 Montenegro Implement a Civic Education Week

Annually, approximately 100 FLEX students have the opportunity to attend a Civic Education Workshop in Washington, D.C. during their exchange year.  For many, it...

5 Things You Learn as an Exchange Student

Being a student in a foreign country, especially as a teenager, is a unique experience and once in a lifetime opportunity that allows you...

FLEX Alumni Montenegro Continue their Secret Santa Tradition

To celebrate the Holiday season, FLEX alumni in Montenegro maintain a tradition of exchanging gifts through a Secret Santa gift exchange, which they learned...

FLEX Alumni in Montenegro Commemorate the International Day for Tolerance

In order to commemorate the International Day for Tolerance on November 16, FLEX Alumni Montenegro shared the most valuable lesson international education has taught...

Nemanja Ostojic ’12 from Montenegro: Combining Business, NGO Work, and University Studies

Nemanja Ostojic '12 Kotor, Montenegro/Urbandale, Iowa Education: Department of Economics at the University of Montenegro 'The more I do, the better organized I am. When I returned...