Christmas in America for Lida Asilyan ’19

Lida Asilyan ’19 (Ijevan, Armenia/Adel, IA) spent her FLEX year in a small town in Iowa. In this interview, Lida shares her relationship with...

Gulnaz Bektemirova ’02 Supports Students with Disabilities in Uzbekistan

Since returning to Uzbekistan from her FLEX year, Gulnaz Bektemirova ’02 (Tashkent, Uzbekistan/Courtland, VA) has gone on to become the Director of Student Support...

FLEX Alumni Help Combat the Effects of COVID-19 in Georgia

After realizing that COVID-19 was not only a threat to the health of Georgians, but also an economic and social threat, FLEX alumni, Ketevan...

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...

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