Five Global Youth Service Day Projects in Tajikistan

April is a busy month at universities across Tajikistan, but this did not stop FLEX Alumni from implementing five Global Youth Service Day projects...

Love at First Sight: Stories of Alumni Falling In Love With Their Host Communities...

The most exciting part of becoming an exchange student is getting to experience a different culture and meeting new people. Ever since the inception...

Abdulvahhobi Muminjoniyon ‘09: Athlete and Activist

If you ask Abdulvahhobi Muminjoniyon ’09 (Duashanbe, Tajikistan/ Houston, TX), the FLEX program changed his life. However, since his return to Dushanbe in 2009,...

25 GYSD Projects by FLEX Alumni 2004-2018

As FLEX celebrates the 25th anniversary of the program, we also celebrate the 15th anniversary of FLEX alumni organizing amazing Global Youth Service Day...

Announcing GYSD Matching Grants Program 2019

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

FLEX Alumni in Tajikistan Raise Funds for a Local Animal Shelter

The presence of stray dogs has been an issue of concern in Tajikistan for many years. This year, locals passionate about animals started to...

Munira Mirmamadova ’09 an Inspiring Entrepreneur from Khorog, Tajikistan

Munira Mirmamadova '09 Khorog, Tajikistan/Austin, TX Education: Bachelor in Management from Khorog State University and 2016 Lehigh University Global Village Fellow.   'The FLEX program was the foundation...

Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017: Smart Storytelling

All of us have stories to tell – and FLEX alumni have so many!  From their exchange experiences to stories of the impact that...

FLEX Alumni and GYSD 2017:  Education and Career Advice Projects

Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is the largest service event in the world and the only one that celebrates the contributions that children and...

Call For Mentors: 2017 Central Asia Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Workshop

Workshop Dates  July 20-23, 2017 Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Theme: Smart Storytelling Deadline: June 20, 2017. 11:59 PM EST. Kindly apply here. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017 is training...