Diana Kimak ’20: Part of a New Generation of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs

Diana Kimak ’20 (Chernivtsi, Ukraine/Neenah, WI) is only 18 years old, but she is already a communication manager at Donmo, Ukraine’s first platform for...

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...

FLEX Alumni Online: Best Practices for Organizing Virtual Events

During the COVID-19 pandemic FLEX alumni events have been moved online to be in compliance with local government regulations. This has pushed alumni to...

Overcoming the Challenges of COVID-19: The FLEX Alumni Community in Eastern Ukraine

When FLEX students prepare for their exchange year, they are taught the phrase “Not better, not worse, just different” and this is what must...

FLEX Alumni Provide a Space of English Immersion Through “Camp Unity”

Since 2014, Daryna Lapay '07 (Odessa, Ukraine/Gilbert, AZ) and Yaroslav Lapay '08 (Kupyansk-Vuzlovyy, Ukraine/Muncie, IN) teachers at the I Love English Language School organized...

Virtually Exploring Chernihiv Together

COVID-19 may be causing many restrictions across the globe, but this hasn’t prevented the FLEX Alumni community in Central Ukraine from coming up with...

FLEX Alumni Meet and Reminisce in Kyiv

On February 1, FLEX Alumni Coordinator in Central Ukraine Yevheniya Vodopyanova '12 organized an alumni get together at the Golden Gate Pub in Kyiv....

Vira Hrabchuk ’19 and her Charitable Theater: “Poklykannia”

Vira Hrabchuk ‘19 (Ternopil, Ukraine/Colorado Springs, CO) started a theater company in Ukraine called "Poklykannia" to raise funds for disabled children in her community....

The Kharkiv Recycling Project: an Initiative by FLEX Alumni Ukraine City Representatives

 “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan, Author FLEX City Representatives Viktoriya Motrenko ’17 (Kharkiv,...

FLEX Alumni Ukraine and the 50 Agents of Volunteering

Hanna Bondarenko ‘12 (Odessa, Ukraine/ Jamestown, CA) made a splash in 2019 with the ‘Agents of Volunteering’ Program.  The project taught and empowered 50...