Category Archives: FLEX Alumni

Re-entry Seminar in Turkmenistan

On July 1st, fifteen FLEX alumni from across Turkmenistan gathered for a Re-entry seminar in Archabil Hotel in Ashgabat. The event started with an opening speech by Nona Majidi, Cultural Affairs Officer at the US Embassy in Turkmenistan. Carrie Miller, Country Director of the American Councils in Turkmenistan and Diana Muhammedova’08, FLEX Program Hub Director followed with the welcoming remarks.

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FLEX 30th Anniversary!

On June 30, American Councils in Turkmenistan celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the FLEX program to highlight program’s success and impact on its alumni. The event was divided into two parts, starting with a professional development workshop led by a global educator and trainer, Simon Norton focused on “Aligning Work and Life Choices with Your Purpose, Values and Compass”, ending with a gala reception. Following the workshop, alumni enjoyed a reception where Embassy guests, including Mr. Ambassador Klimow and Mrs. Klimow and Cultural Affairs Officer, Nona Majidi, attended.

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Young Professionals Network project – development of youth potential in Turkmenistan

FLEX alumni Yelena Gareyeva’08 and Yazjemal Nuriyeva’08 launched a long-term project aimed at development of youth potential in Turkmenistan. Professional development workshops and networking opportunities that this social project offers are in high demand among Turkmen youth. The ultimate goal is to unite and grow dedicated community of professionals who are ready to learn, share and thrive together. The project is carried out with the support of the American Councils for International Education and the US Embassy in Turkmenistan. The sessions are conducted at the American Center and advertised on U.S. Embassy social media.

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