FLEX Alumni in Montenegro Implement a Civic Education Week

Annually, approximately 100 FLEX students have the opportunity to attend a Civic Education Workshop in Washington, D.C. during their exchange year.  For many, it...

Alumni in Southeast Europe Develop Tools for Addressing Community Needs through IDEAL Workshop

From February 28 to March 4, 2018, 55 FLEX and YES alumni from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia gathered...

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...

FLEX Alumni in Ukraine Start NGO to Promote ‘Volunteering for Everyone’

The FLEX Program impresses upon its participants the importance of volunteering and community service. After one year in the U.S., Anna Bondarenko ’12 (Odesa,...

Alumnus Oleksandr Kushch ’13 and his Academy of Future Elected Officials

After successfully completing the FLEX program, Ukrainian FLEX alumnus Oleksandr Kushch’13 (Kharkiv, Ukraine/ Austin, TX) has chosen not to remain idle. Though busy studying...

Apply for the IDEAL Workshop in Southeast Europe!

Event Title: The IDEAL Workshop: Identify challenges; Develop a better understanding; Establish plans; Act; Lead by example Event Dates: February 28-March 4, 2018 (participants may arrive home on...

Announcing the 2018 Global Youth Service Day Matching Grants Program

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the annual Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) Matching Grants program for FLEX and YES alumni....

Apply to Attend the Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry

FLEX Alumni are eligible to apply for full and partial scholarships to attend The Global Village for Leaders in Business and Industry.  Don’t miss your...

Mikhail Pimenov ‘95, The Catalyst for Ukrainian Participation in the Invictus Games

“When I told my parents that I might end up becoming a finalist of the FLEX program and spend a year in the US,...

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...