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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. The GYSD Matching Grants program is funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs...

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 Amanatov ‘15 (Naryn, Kyrgyzstan/Buena Vista, VA) organized and implemented a project called TechMothers. The goal...

FLEX Talking Club in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Starting on September 5, FLEX alumni launched the weekly Talking Club in partnership with the American Corner in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Talking Club is a place where community members can improve their speaking and leadership skills and shape their perspectives...

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 they are making in their countries through community projects and development, alumni have so much...

Zafarbek Sulaimanov ’11 Founder of Kyrgyzstan’s first urban fashion company Enesay.kg

is confident that one day Enesay.kg will become profitable and its designs will be in demand not just in Kyrgyzstan, but in the whole of Central Asia. Zafarbek Sulaimanov '11 Jalalabad, Kyrgyzstan / Seattle, WA Education: BA in Political Science and...