Alumni Articles: Armenia

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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 Share their Culture through the American Councils Insider Tour

The American Councils’ Insider Tours provide travelers with an in-depth look at areas of the world that are less-often picked by the average tourist, but no less worthy of exploration. […]

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FLEX Alumni Create Leadership and English Clubs in Armenia

Ten recently-returned FLEX Alumni created a theme-driven clubs in one of four regions in Armenia. Each of the clubs emphasizes developing both leadership skills and English language proficiency. The American […]

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FLEX Alumni Armenia Mentoring Program: Successes of Azniv Tadevosyan ’13 (Gyumri)

Azniv Tadevosyan ’13 Gyumri, Armenia/Visalia, CA Mentee of the FLEX Alumni Armenia Mentoring Program FLEX Alumni Armenia Mentoring program started in the summer of 2015. It is a full-year program […]

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“Our Child. Smaller World. Someone You Love, More Than You Ever Expected”

Stranger in the house. Awkward. Uncomfortable. That is how someone who has never hosted an exchange student might describe the experience.It was true for my family a few years ago. […]

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Children’s Day Events

FLEX Alumni organized events in recognized of Children’s Day on June 1, 2014, the international holiday to honor children.  In Armenia alumni worked together with the Child Development Foundation in Yerevan […]

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Coming Back Home From USA

“I am home. There was something in the air when we reached the Armenian border. I swear I saw the prettiest sky out of all the ones I had seen […]

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FLEX Alumni Speak at TEDxYerevan Entrepreneurship of Big Dreams

The fourth annual TEDxYerevan event themed Entrepreneurship of Big Dreams took place at the TUMOCenter for Creative Technologies  on Saturday, September 14, 2013. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxYerevan brought about […]

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Pavillion of Fluttering Butterflies, 48 Poems

Sona Karapetyan ‘05 Kapan, Armenia/Colorado Springs, CO sona [dot] richardson [at] gmail [dot] com Pavillion of Fluttering Butterflies, 48 Poems Inspired by the birth of her baby girl, this book […]

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Two Years

Sona Karapetyan ‘05 Kapan, Armenia/Colorado Springs, CO sona [dot] richardson [at] gmail [dot] com Two years. That is the amount of time it took for my dreams to come true. […]

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