Mental Health is My Wealth Event in Kazakhstan

"The first step toward change is awareness." -Nathaniel Branden Almaty FLEX City Representative Aisaule Samarbekova '19 (Ust Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan/Turtle Lake, WI) organized a first-of-its-kind event...

FLEX Alumni Romania: Camping Out for Summer 2019

The summer season has ended and for most this means looking back at traveling abroad stories with nostalgia.  The Romanian FLEX Alumni community is...

Olena Nikitiuk ’18 Implements WYLET Grant Project in Ukraine

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Olena Nikitiuk '18 (Rivne, Ukraine/Silver Spring, MD),...

Self-Defense Workshop in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan

An exceptional City Representative from Northern Kazakhstan, Alena Stakhanova ’18 (Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan/Milton, DE), organized a self-defense workshop for thirty young women.  Alena collaborated...

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...

FLEX and YES Alumni Coordinators Gather for Training in Tbilisi

From August 13-16, 2018, 25 FLEX and YES Alumni Coordinators representing 21 countries gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia, for the Alumni Coordinator Training, an annual...

FLEX Alumni Lead Women’s History Month Celebration in Turkmenistan

On March 5 and 12, FLEX alumna Aylar Mammetmyradova ’12 (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan/ Tijeras, NM) hosted a Women’s History Month Workshop for 41 visitors of...

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...

Eastern Europe FLEX Ability Workshop 2017 #EEFAW17

American Councils for International Education, through the FLEX program, organized a workshop for 76 alumni of the program on November 9-12 in Irpin, Ukraine. ...

FLEX Kicks off the 25th Anniversary of U.S.-Ukrainian Diplomatic Relations

In recognition of the 25th Anniversary of U.S.-Ukrainian diplomatic relations, American Councils organized a reception on November 4 to celebrate the milestone and recollect...