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Share a Toy Project in Georgia

  Children learn by playing and toys serve as the instruments that allow them to discover the world in which they live. As such, toys not...

Lana Chkhartishvili ’04 Bringing Change to Legal Education in Georgia

"My FLEX year and the alumni program influenced my career in the greatest possible way." Lana Chkhartishvili ‘04 Tbilisi, Georgia/ Buda, Texas Education: BA in Law from...

FLEX Gave My Life A Right Direction

My exchange year in USA through FLEX has been a real dream come true, from the start till the very end. I am sure...

FLEX Alumnae volunteer at “American Camp 2014”

Camping is one of the ways to share fun, socialize, make new friends, establish enduring ties with peer from different regions, enjoy being around people who love...

Georgian Alumnae Participate in Leadership School, Armenia

Visiting a neighboring country that Georgia boasts to have a long-term historical, cultural or economic ties with, has long been on my list of...

WORKSHOP PROJECTS

Call for Mentors: South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017

South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. American Councils for International Education is searching for interested senior FLEX Alumni from program...

Call for Applications: 2017 South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop

South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. American Councils for International Education announces the South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop to be held...

Enhance Your Skills

Gvantsa Pkhovelishvili '14Project Title: Enhance Your SkillsProject Location: Rustavi, Georgia$192 in South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Grant funding On November 27-28, Gvantsa Pkhovelishvili '14 together with Marta...

Our Skills for Better Future

Tatia Kakhetelidze '15Project Title: Our Skills for Better FutureProject Location: Khashuri, Georgia$169 in South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Grant funding In November and December Tatia Kakhetelidze '15...

The Power of Volunteering

Mariam Ichkiti '13Project Title: The Power of VolunteeringProject Location:  Mejvriskhevi, Georgia$58 in South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Grant funding On December 12-13, Mariam Ichkiti '13 promoted the...

FLEX GRANTS

Share a Toy Project in Georgia

  Children learn by playing and toys serve as the instruments that allow them to discover the world in which they live. As such, toys not...

5 Projects Ideas for FLEX Alumni, by FLEX Alumni Grants 2016 Winners 🙂

Every year, FLEX Alumni around the world hold amazing projects with the support of the FLEX Alumni Grants program. If you missed the full...

Find Your Light Project in Georgia

Nino Lortkipanidze ‘14 Project Title: Find Your Light Project Location: Tbilisi, Georgia $1621 in 2015 FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding Nino Lortkipanidze ‘14 together with six FLEX alumni...

Coloring Communication with Data

Mariam Gamkharashvili ‘08 Project title: Coloring Communication with Data Project Location: Tbilisi, Georgia $1300 in 2015 FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding   To introduce young professionals from regional areas...

English Teaching for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Tatia Rtveladze ‘14 Project title: English Teaching for Internally Displaced Persons Project Location: Gori, Georgia $527 in 2015 FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding From July 10-24, 2015 Tatia...

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017: What’s Your Story?

Forty-five FLEX alumni from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine attended the 2017 South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop in Kvareli, Georgia at the Ministry of Justice...

FLEX Alumni in Georgia Connect through Sport

In June FLEX Alumni Coordinator Anuka Chonishvili ’12 organized a soccer tournament between senior (1994-2011) and junior (2012-2016) FLEX alumni groups.  The game took...

Call for Applications: 2017 South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop

South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. American Councils for International Education announces the South Caucasus FLEX-Ability Workshop to be held...

Georgian Alumni Share Skills, Developing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Eastern European FLEX-Ability (EEFAW) workshop gave FLEX alumni skills to incorporate innovation and entrepreneurial aspects to their already-existing community projects.  Alumni in Georgia,...

Alumni in Georgia Recognize International Day of People with Disabilities

International Day of People with Disabilities has become a traditional event in the Georgian FLEX Alumni community;  where alumni come together to speak about...

GYSD GRANTS

FLEX Alumni Work with At-Risk Communities for Global Youth Service Day

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

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...

GYSD Project: Childhood Cancer Awareness Campaign in Tbilisi, Georgia

Project Organizer: Mariam Mepistsveridze '15Event Location: Tbilisi, Georgia$ 381 in FLEX Alumni Grant Funds$ 800 cost share from: Hematologist Dr Nino Seskuria, Head of...

GYSD Project: Opportunities for Kakheti Youth in Gurjaani, Georgia

Project Organizer: Tinatini Iaganashvili '15Event Location: Gurjaani, Georgia$ 120 in FLEX Alumni Grant Funding$ 120 cost share from: The Kakheti Media Center  To help young...

GYSD Project: Career Academy in Tserovani, Georgia

Project Organizer: Data Gogia '11Event Location: IDP settlement Tserovani, Georgia$ 160 in FLEX Alumni Grant Funding$ 160 cost share from: head of International Department...

NOTABLE ALUMNI

Georgian President Honors FLEX Alumnus for Promoting Active Citizenship

FLEX alumnus from Georgia Davit Khutsishvili ’16 (Akhaltsikhe, Georgia/ Clinton , WI) and his team recently won a nationwide competition in Georgia aimed at...

Emil Kurbanov ’11 and the Toothache that Inspired an Award-Winning Venture

‘Don’t be afraid of being creative and experimenting with new projects. Some of your ideas may not work out - don’t feel downhearted about...

Georgian Politician Nino Zurabishvili ’97: Promoting Democracy and European Integration

Nino Zurabishvili '97 Gori, Georgia / Federal Way, WA Education: Law Degree from Tbilisi State University, specialization in Criminal law This interview was compiled in February 2016....

Esma Gumberidze ’13 Campaigning for Equal Opportunities in Georgia

The following interview highlights the work of Esma Gumberidze ’13.  Esma is an active alumna in Georgia who advocates for equal opportunities and access...

Teona Mikadze ’97: Global Village is a Transformational Experience

"The FLEX and Global Village programs were very influential in my career – they gave me persistence and drive to succeed, but, most importantly,...