The First Step toward My Dream

Dima David Mironenko-Hubbs ’98 Volgograd, Russia/Pinson, AL dmironenko gmail com Current city: Cambridge, MA One of the biggest turning points in my own life was becoming...

Cycle 4 of the FLEX Alumni Mentoring Program in Russia Begins

The FLEX Alumni Mentoring program in Russia is a six-month-long mentoring program aimed to connect senior and junior FLEX alumni for a unique professional...

Making the World Better on a Local Scale

Lyubov Bordayeva '03 Moscow, Russia/Inchelium, WA Two years ago my friend Rimma and I were united in an urge to start something that will be socially beneficial and...

FLEX Alumni Russia Mentoring Program: Program Cycle 2

Program Announcement and Call for Applications The FLEX Alumni program in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia proudly announces the launch of the...

Human Library Project in Belgorod and Novosibirsk

The Human Library is an innovative method designed to promote dialogue, reduce prejudices and encourage understanding by having people from different backgrounds speak to...

Changing Host Families

Mariya Guzenko ‘03 Chelyabinsk, Russia/Farmington, PA emelle yandex ru It’s obvious that a good rapport with the family is the student’s guarantee of a successful...

In Memory of Senator Richard Lugar and Memories from Meetings with FLEX Alumni

Senator Richard Lugar, a foremost voice on U.S. foreign policy during his 36 years of service in the U.S. Senate and co-creator of the...

World Youth Conference in Mexico – Some Reflections

Karina Chupina ’97 St. Petersburg, Russia/Tecumseh, MI karina chupina gmail.com What a week it was! Mexico organized the World Youth Conference to welcome the International...

Yulia (Mokshina) Sushkova ’95 (Saransk, Russia): Professor, Writer and Radio Show Presenter

Yulia (Mokshina) Sushkova ‘95 Saransk, Russia / Naples, Florida Education: Law Degree in 2001, PhD (2003) and Doctoral Degree (2009) in Ethnology and Anthropology from Ogarev...

My Mexican Brother: 11 Years of Friendship

Alisa Klots Baranova ’99 Perm, Russia/ Spokane, WA AlissaKlots yandex ru Every FLEX student had a host family. Most of us had siblings. So did...

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