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ALUMNI ARTICLES

Let me Introduce you to my Host Mom: A Tribute to Host Mother...

FLEX alumna Anna Petrova ’14 (St. Petersburg, Russia / Holland, Michigan) shares her story of living with Louise Shumaker – her host mother and...

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...

In Memory of Senator Richard Lugar and Memories from Meetings with FLEX Alumni

Senator Richard Lugar, a foremost voice on U.S. foreign policy during his 36 years of service in the U.S. Senate and co-creator of the...

Galya Palieva ’94: a Personal Testimony

Being a pioneer isn’t easy- that much has always been true. The lens through which we see our surroundings, a lens often characterized by...

Call for Applications: Cycle 6 of the Russia Alumni Mentoring Program

The FLEX Alumni program in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia proudly announces the launch of the Russia ALUMNI MENTORING Program. This six-month-long...

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

FLEX Alumni Russia Program Announcement and Call for Applications Cycle 4

The FLEX Alumni program in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia proudly announces the launch of the FLEX Alumni Russia Mentoring Program....

Alumni Grow during The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Training

Thirty-eight alumni mentors and mentees of the FLEX Alumni Russia Mentoring program attended a professional development and personal effectiveness training on June 2-4, as...

The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum through the Eyes of Two FLEX Alumnae

Learn more about the Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum and how to apply at http://bradleyherald.org/opportunities/other/. Liya Khalikova '10 (Kazan. Russia/Leland, MI): Education: BA in Political Science from...

Program Announcement and Call for Applications: FLEX Alumni Russia Mentoring Program Cycle 3

The FLEX Alumni program in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia proudly announces the launch of the third FLEX Alumni Russia Mentoring...

Networking Master Class for FLEX Alumni in Russia

On the weekend of January 14-15, 40 FLEX alumni living in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia attended a professional networking master class led by...

FLEX GRANTS

American Football for Russian High Schools

American Football for Russian High Schools Yegor Fedorov ’11 (St. Petersburg, Russia) Event Location:  St. Petersburg, Russia $700 in FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding Summary:  FLEX alumni collaborated...

NOTABLE ALUMNI

Call for Applications: Cycle 6 of the Russia Alumni Mentoring Program

The FLEX Alumni program in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia proudly announces the launch of the Russia ALUMNI MENTORING Program. This six-month-long...

Corporate Finance Specialist from Russia Vyacheslav Kotov ’99

'I needed to be more flexible than most other teenagers.' Vyacheslav Kotov '99 Moscow, Russia/Shoreline, WA Education: Master’s Degree in Economics from the Higher School of Economics...

The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum through the Eyes of Two FLEX Alumnae

Learn more about the Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum and how to apply at http://bradleyherald.org/opportunities/other/. Liya Khalikova '10 (Kazan. Russia/Leland, MI): Education: BA in Political Science from...

An Interview with Anna Yuryeva ’15 on Bringing Green Technologies to Russia

I'd like to work in the field of International Development in Russia. I hope to create my own organization that will educate farmers, help...

Yulia Simonova ’02 ‘Every Student with a Disability Must Have Choices’

I remember that my flight to the U.S. was on Friday 13 – I was trembling – it was the first time that I...

GYSD GRANTS

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 Russia: Recycle Bucket Challenge

Project organizer: Dmitry Makarov '06 (Monchegorsk, Slippery Rock, PA)Event Location: St Petersburg, RussiaProject partners: Eco-movement ‘Musora.Bolshe.Net’ and FLEX alumni  On 28 Aug Dmitry Makarov conducted a...