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...

Announcing The Online Mentoring Program for Alumni with Disabilities!

The Online Mentoring Program for FLEX and YES Alumni with Disabilities is a three-month mentoring program aimed at connecting junior and senior alumni of the...

Afterschool Clubs During My FLEX Year

During my exchange year, I wanted to make friends and be involved so I joined a few afterschool clubs. Right at the start of...

FLEX Alumni in Kyrgyzstan Raise Awareness and Advocate for People with Disabilities in their...

One of the many goals that FLEX alumni strive to achieve with the projects they organize in their local communities is to raise awareness...

Branko Backovic ’07 Co-Founder of Epi.School: Learn to code, work with a mentor, and...

Branko Backovic ’07 (Despotovac, Serbia, Lisle, IL), management consultant turned entrepreneur, recently released a venture that he co-founded with partner Paul Orland.  Epi.School is a...

“The Starry Room” Project

"During my exchange year, I explored some of the biggest cities in the world - New York and Washington, DC. The sightseeing and what...

First Generation FLEX Alumni Celebrate International Education Week

Have you ever wanted to travel around the world and learn about other countries and cultures? The first-generation of FLEX alumni from the Czech...

Silva Bisofa ’17: Gaining a New Perspective on Inclusion

Each individual’s exchange year is unique, but at its core it is a year of personal growth and learning. You can never predict the...

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