A Look Back at how FLEX Alumni in Poland Celebrated 2020 International Education Week

International Education Week is an initiative aimed at highlighting the benefits of international exchange and exchange. It is an annual event held in November...

2021 FLEX Alumni Photo/Video Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 FLEX Alumni Photo/Video Contest!  The FLEX Alumni Program coordinates an annual photo/video contest and this year alumni...

FLEX Alumni Teach English to People with Disabilities in Turkmenistan

Aylar Reimova ’18 (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan/Fenton, MO) and Kerven Muradov ’17 (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan/Stamford, NE) organized and coordinated four virtual English teaching classes for nearly 50...

FLEX Alumni Organize a Civic Education School in Montenegro

Three FLEX alumni, Ivan Vuksanovic ’06, Dina Abazovic ’15, and Zerina Bosovic ’16, worked with the Montenegrin American Youth Alumni Association (MAYAA) and the...

Interview with “English to the East” Project Organizer Anna Devyatko ’14

Krystyna Senchenko ’14 (Lviv, Ukraine/Oakley, ID) interviews Anna Devyatko ’14 (Lviv, Ukraine/Lake in the Hills, IL) about her project “English to the East”. Anna...

The Next Step” Helps Local Youth in Kazakhstan Pursue Their Dreams

The importance of professional development cannot be overlooked these days. However, many people, especially young adults, face barriers when it comes to pursuing the...

FLEX Alumni in Romania Organize a Civic Education Camp for Local Youth

When FLEX alumni return from a year of study in the United States, they often find ways to give back to their home communities...

Alumni Encourage Women to Pursue Careers in STEM

On February 13, Maria Kostomanolaki ’20 (Heraklion, Greece/Hanford, CA) organized a webinar called “Women In STEM” for youth in her local community. Three successful women...

The 2021 IDEAL Workshop: Identify challenges. Develop a better understanding. Establish plans. Act. Lead...

Sixty-one FLEX and YES alumni from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia gathered on Zoom on March 18-23...

The 2021 Virtual News Literacy Workshop Recap!

The Virtual News Literacy Workshop gathered 15 participants and three mentors from nine countries for an examination of media and news literacy topics from...

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