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FLEX Alumni Lead Women’s History Month Celebration in Turkmenistan

On March 5 and 12, FLEX alumna Aylar Mammetmyradova ’12 (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan/ Tijeras, NM) hosted a Women’s History Month Workshop for 41 visitors of the American Center, including high school […]

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FLEX and YLP Alumni Initiate a Model U.S. Senate Platform

After returning home, FLEX alumni are always looking for ways to give back to their communities by sharing their knowledge and experience from their exchange year in the U.S.  Alumni […]

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5 Things You Learn as an Exchange Student

Being a student in a foreign country, especially as a teenager, is a unique experience and once in a lifetime opportunity that allows you to broaden your horizons not only […]

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Winter FLEX Alumni Volunteering Activities in Poland

The fledgling FLEX alumni community in Poland bravely faced the cold winter months without letting the weather stop them from continuing to give back to their communities!  Let’s check out […]

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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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