Project & Activities

Call For Mentors: 2018 Eastern Europe Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Workshop

Workshop Dates: May 30 – June 03, 2018. Location: Chisinau, Moldova. Theme: Smart Digital Storytelling. Deadline: April 22, 2018. 11:59 PM EST. Kindly apply via this online application. Eastern Europe FLEX-Ability Workshop Program Description: FLEX-Alumni […]

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Call for participants: 2018 Eastern Europe Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Workshop

Workshop Dates: May 30 – June 03, 2018. Location: Chisinau, Moldova. Theme: Smart Digital Storytelling. Deadline: April 26, 2018. 11:59 PM EST. Kindly apply via this online application. Eastern Europe Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Program […]

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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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FLEX Alumni in South Kazakhstan Celebrate Gender Equality through Sports

This March, the FLEX Alumni community of South Kazakhstan organized a Powderpuff football game in Almaty in honor of International Women’s Day. ‘Powderpuff’ is a spin off American football in […]

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Winter Charity Ball by the FLEX Alumni Community in Moldova

This year’s holiday season  started with a celebration at the extraordinary black-tie Winter Charity Ball: Masquerade, organized by the Moldova FLEX Alumni community  in partnership with the Creative Development Association […]

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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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FLEX Alumni in Kyrgyzstan Implement TechMothers Project

During the summer of 2017, FLEX alumni Zhibek Kamalbek kyzy ‘14 (Jalal-Abad Kyrgyzstan/Saint Olaf, IA), Sezim Zhenishbekova ‘15 (Naryn, Kyrgyzstan/Saranac, MI) and Atai Amanatov ‘15 (Naryn, Kyrgyzstan/Buena Vista, VA) organized […]

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FLEX Alumni in West Ukraine Offer Democracy Seminar

FLEX Alumni Anna-Mariya Skakodub ’14 (Lviv, Ukraine/ Leola, SD) and Yaryna Faryna ‘13 (Lviv, Ukraine/ St. Cloud, FL) together with the NGO Solidarna Molod successfully organized and completed a two-phase […]

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Pull Yourself Up by your Bootstraps Bootcamp by Karina Ibragimova ’14

During her FLEX exchange year, Karina Ibragimova ‘14 (Aktobe, Kazakhstan/ Cogan Station, PA) was surprised by the variety of classes offered at her American school. She felt that the not-so-traditional-academic […]

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