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Big Business Executive Zarina Chekirbaeva ’98

Zarina Chekirbaeva ’98 (Naryn, Kyrgyzstan / Glen Ellyn, IL) Education: BA in Business Administration from the American University of Central Asia, MA in Public Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM)    ‘It’s not easy to feel included in the...

FLEX Talks Kyrgyzstan

On November 1, the FLEX Alumni Program in Kyrgyzstan hosted a 25th Anniversary Celebration for the FLEX Program. The celebration included speeches in a TED-style format and the event was entitled “FLEX Talks”. Over 90 FLEX Alumni from all years of...

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 (GYSD) projects. Enjoy this article where FLEX alumni team highlights some of the best of...

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...