Mina has over 25 years of international experience in social and economic development. She has worked as a Director and Program Manager in Africa, Asia and West and Eastern Europe with the United Nations (UN) and other development agencies.
Mina has been a leading figure in innovative programs on HIV and development, maternal mortality, water and sanitation, regional economic development, local governance and community development and public-private partnerships, her most recent position as UN Director of a multi country leadership program aimed at enhancing the capacity of mayors, local governments and communities to address the HIV epidemic at the local level .
She has also served on numerous international advisory panels, most recently addressing HIV and migration with UNAIDS, HIV and home-based care with the Huairou Commission and is currently a board member of PACT, a non-profit development organization working around the world and co-president of the board of the Sirleaf Market Womens’ Fund (SMWF/US), a non-governmental organization, providing funding and support for women in the informal sector in Liberia.
Mina undertook her academic training in the United States, France and Spain and holds degrees in Education and Sociology.