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Kazakhstan Alumna Aizhan Alzhanova ’04 Initiates a Club for Socially Vulnerable Women

A valuable change starts with a single person who dares to take a step forward, and FLEX alumna Aizhan Alzhanova ’04 (Shymkent, Kazakhstan/Gibson, GA) is an outstanding example of that. In […]

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Russia ALUMNI MENTORING Program Announcement and Call for Applications

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 mentoring program is a professional […]

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Highlighting City and University Representatives in Azerbaijan

The majority of FLEX Alumni note their exchange year as a turning point in their lives, taking lessons and skills learned in the U.S. and returning to their home communities […]

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Alumnus Oleksandr Kushch ’13 and his Academy of Future Elected Officials

After successfully completing the FLEX program, Ukrainian FLEX alumnus Oleksandr Kushch’13 (Kharkiv, Ukraine/ Austin, TX) has chosen not to remain idle. Though busy studying at the National Law University of […]

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FLEX Talks from Alumni in Armenia

Seven alumni of the 2017 FLEX Ability Workshop gave TEDx-style “FLEX Talks” at the U.S. Embassy in Armenia on November 22. . Members of the audience included over forty Armenian […]

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FLEX Alumni Montenegro Continue their Secret Santa Tradition

To celebrate the Holiday season, FLEX alumni in Montenegro maintain a tradition of exchanging gifts through a Secret Santa gift exchange, which they learned about in the U.S. during their […]

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FLEX Alumni in Montenegro Commemorate the International Day for Tolerance

In order to commemorate the International Day for Tolerance on November 16, FLEX Alumni Montenegro shared the most valuable lesson international education has taught them – tolerance. Alumni from seven […]

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FLEX Alumni in Tajikistan Raise Funds for a Local Animal Shelter

The presence of stray dogs has been an issue of concern in Tajikistan for many years. This year, locals passionate about animals started to protect dog’s right by signing a […]

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The Very First FLEX Alumni Events in Estonia

Kiidjärve Hiking Center Event FLEX alumni in Estonia organized the very first meeting of alumni, after returning home from the U.S. on October 7-8.  Alumni met in the South of […]

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The First Cohort of Polish FLEX Alumni Off to a Great Start!

Have you ever wondered how the FLEX Alumni program started in your country, or how the first group of participants managed to create the basis for an active FLEX community? […]

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