October 19, 2016 Albania
, Bosnia and Herzegovina
, FLEX Alumni
, yes alumni
From October 12-16, 34 FLEX and YES alumni from Southeast Europe representing seven countries and seven program generations gathered in Krushevo, Macedonia, for the StartQube Social Entrepreneurship Workshop. The StartQube program was developed by Startup Zone, a Macedonia-based team who are themselves young entrepreneurs. This program was funded by the ...
October 19, 2016
By Christopher Thomas Barber: Traveling by furgon from the capital of Albania, Tirana, towards the YES program testing center in Fier, one is easily overwhelmed by the natural beauty of the lush Albanian hinterland. The highway towards Fier evades the jagged mountains east of Tirana, leading the passenger through the ...
- By Tana Korhonen, YES Abroad 2016-17, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Banja Luka) Tana with her host mom, host sister and girl at the wedding This weekend, I attended a wedding in a small town called Mrkonjić Grad, which is approximately 36 miles of winding roads away from Banja Luka, my home in ...
October 3, 2016
While strolling past the Spanish, Turkish, and Belgian embassies one Saturday afternoon in Belgrade on Krunska street, I noticed the Nikola Tesla Museum was open to visitors. In an attempt to escape the September heat, I soon found myself taking refuge among a number of Tesla’s inventions. Among the induction motors, ...