FLEX Alumni Online: Best Practices for Organizing Virtual Events

During the COVID-19 pandemic FLEX alumni events have been moved online to be in compliance with local government regulations. This has pushed alumni to...

Call for Participants: The 2021 IDEAL Workshop

Identify challenges. Develop a better understanding. Establish plans. Act. Lead by example. Anticipated Event Dates: March 19-23, 2021 Anticipated Event Location: Online, with the possibility of in-person events in each participating country for participants from that...

Slovak Blog Series: My Christmas in the States

When I celebrated Christmas in the U.S. I started to feel the Christmas spirit on December 7th, when I was invited to an “Ugly...

Slovakia Blog Series: My Host Family in the U.S.

What will my host family be like? Will they like me? Will I fit into their family? Will I feel like home with them?...

FLEX Alumni Attend the First Virtual Exchange Workshop!

The Virtual Exchange Workshop gathered 35 FLEX alumni and six mentors from 16 countries to learn the process of planning and implementing a virtual...

The Femeia SPIA Project Empowers Women in Moldova

John F. Kennedy once said, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country”. This quote...

Slovak Blog Series: My Halloween in America

I spent my FLEX year in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. I've always wanted to experience American holidays because they're so different from ours in...

FLEX Heroes: Projects During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, scientists, researchers, and health workers around the world joined forces to combat this novel virus. In...

Elisabeth Egel ’19 Promotes Inclusivity with the Estonian Opera

In September, Elisabeth Egel ’19 (Tallinn, Estonia/Armada, MI) used funds she was awarded by the FLEX Alumni Grant to help create programs with Braille...

Call for Mentors: The 2021 IDEAL Workshop (Southeast Europe)

QUICK OVERVIEW Event Title: The 2021 IDEAL Workshop Anticipated Event Dates: March 17-18, 2021 Anticipated Mentor Training Dates: March 19-23, 2021 Link to Application: https://bit.ly/3ftMMYJ Mentor Application Deadline: December 13, 2020, 11:59 PM CET Identify challenges. Develop a better...