Alumni Articles: Kazakhstan

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Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Do you know about 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? Marzhan Balabek ’17 (Taraz, Kazakhstan/ Northport, AL), the FLEX Alumni City Representative of Almaty, recognized that for people in her […]

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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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FLEX Alumni from Southern Kazakhstan Implement an Inclusive Debate Tournament

During International Education Week 2017, the alumni community of Southern Kazakhstan held a series of events in celebration of the joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the […]

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My Family’s Story – 20 Years of FLEX

Khamza Iyldyz ’17 (Jonesville, MI/ Astana, Kazakhstan) and his mother Leyla Malaeva ‘97 (Beavercreek, OH/ Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan) I am honored to share my FLEX story and experience, well, let me […]

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Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017: Smart Storytelling

All of us have stories to tell – and FLEX alumni have so many!  From their exchange experiences to stories of the impact that they are making in their countries […]

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Zhibek Karamanova ’03: Creating the Art Market in Kazakhstan

‘Whether you are a cosmopolitan CEO or an energetic parent, don’t lose touch with the FLEX community and keep up the FLEX spirit! Don’t be shy to offer and receive […]

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“Let his dream come true for hundreds of other young people.”

FLEX alumni worked together with family and friends of Tim Bekshentayev, who died a year ago in a car accident in the United States, where he was participating in the FLEX program. Volunteers […]

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“My Heart Was Singing At The Sight Of Kansas Plains”

My story began after I received a call from American Councils office. I still remember that happy glory voice on the telephone line congratulating me with my soon departure to […]

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FLEX CivEd Workshop: Learning Together As a Family

Post by Yerasyl Toleugazinov ’12 Semey, Kazakhstan/ Lacy, Washington Yerasyl is one of three FLEX Alumni representatives invited to represent the FLEX Alumni community and program for Civic Education Week […]

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