Our Board Members
Peter Gakunu - Treasurer:
With Extensive experience of nearly 40 years in multilateral trade and development finance issues of concern to developing countries with an intricate knowledge of the functioning of the EU, IMF, AFDB and WTO Peter has Over 40 years working experience with the Kenyan Government as: Permanent Secretary Ministry of Environment Natural Resources and Wildlife, Kenya; Senior Advisor Cabinet Office, Kenya; Economic Secretary and Director of Planning Ministry of Finance and Planning, Kenya; International Monetary Fund; Executive Director International Monetary Fund Washington DC, USA; ACP General Secretariat Director Trade and Customs Cooperation Division; ACP General Secretariat, Brussels, Belgium; East African Community- Principal Economist, East African Community Arusha, Tanzania.
With Selected assignments peter has been a-Team Leader Africa-China study on Special Economic Zones to assist African countries improve the strategic planning and management of economic development zones; undertaken on behalf of UNDP and Government of the Republic of China; Senior International Consultant and Team Leader for the development of the Second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II 2015-2020) for the Government of Ethiopia; undertaken on behalf of UNDP and Government of Ethiopia;
International Minority Hub (IMH) is a nonprofit 501 c3 organization created to provide minority groups, refugees and immigrants in the US with a "one Stop" solution for resourceful information and access to valuable resources.
At IMH we believe that life is a journey with lessons to be learned. We understand that minority groups, refugees and immigrants want to learn to walk on the right path and share in the American Dream to achieve their life long goals but often lack the right information at the right time to do so.
IMH actively steps in as a guide, helping them to navigate their journey by providing them with powerful tools to ensure they are well equipped with information and networks that help them learn and grow so that they can take their next steps on their journey and successfully integrate onto their communities.
Our focus is to Empower and elevate their status from dependents to independents who are able to contribute value back into their society.
At International Minority Hub (IMH) we believe that when minority groups, refugees and immigrants are given access to the right information by the right people, at the right time positive transformational results are produced.
Antonio Fields - President
An expert in the field of international development and volunteerism, Antonio serves as President of International Minority Hub and is responsible for overseeing and managing global operations for IMH. Mr. Fields has extensive experience in organizational change management ensuring that gender and diversity are core factors guiding International Minority Hub’s working environment offering his extensive services to developing and new nonprofit organizations that serve in different communities around the globe.
With over 20 years of experience in international finance and operations with global businesses in the private sector, his experience ranges from, Project management, Information technology, analytics, business startups, annual planning, budgeting and office management processes. In the sectors of Finance, entertainment, insurance and non- profits, his skill range from: Contract Negotiations & Contract Closings, Job Estimates ,Content Creations, new Business Development and Management, Accounting, Business To Business orchestration) 5S and Six Sigma principles and Enterprise/Server/Multimedia Software Implementation.
With a background of electrical engineering, B2B management and IT services Mr. Fields is a nonstop wealth resource of current and future growth to International Minority Hub
Marietta Kailembo - Secretary:
As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in progress –NBAA-PAC, account’s clerk National certificate and a holder of a certificate at Association of accounting Technician Chart Foulks Lynch London UK, Marietta has had over 15 years as an accounts Manager for reputable Local and International firms like Abercrombie and Kent TZ LTD, Arusha Node Marie, AFAM LTD with duties as an Accounts Supervisor and the Key Responsibilities being: Supervising the accounts teams, Taking care of accounts receivables, taking care of branches clients registering and bills issues, preparing and sending of quarterly bills, Following up of unpaid invoices Changing of demand note into tax invoices, Performing other duties as Finance Manager.
Marietta has also been a key instrument to overseeing and developing the growth of Arusha Node Marie as well as AFAM.
"Do not let what you cannot do tear from your hands what you can" – African Proverb