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A letter from FLEX participant to American Councils in Belgrade

January 12, 2018    FLEX, flexprogram, flexserbia
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Dear American Councils staff, I have been delaying to write to you because I have no idea how to put everything in words, which is ironic because I always thought I was good with words, it was one of my talents. Yet, here I am, having no clue how to tell ...

Autism Speaks Fundraiser - World Autism Awareness Day

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World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, and our FLEX participant, Dina Piponski, currently participating in FLEX Serbia 2016-17 program in Greenfield, Ohio, decided to organize a volunteering project dedicated to this cause. About 1 percent of the world population has autism spectrum disorder (CDC, 2014). Prevalence in the United States ...

FLEX and YES Alumni Unite to Develop Entrepreneurial Skills for Social Change

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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 ...

Alumni Coordinators collaborate at conference in Macedonia

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The first YES and FLEX SEE Alumni Coordinators Training and PDO Support conference was held in Krushevo, Macedonia from Saturday, July 9 to Tuesday, July 12. The seven Alumni Coordinators from South East Europe met to discuss several topics that included how to develop programs for regional cooperation, how to prepare ...

A-SMYLE Alumni's Advice to Future FLEX Students

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Jovana, Serbia - “I would recommend you to take at least one AP class to challenge yourself. You think it will be hard at the beginning, and it will be, but at the end – you won’t regret it! Also, if you have problems with your host family, you need ...