Aldous Mina grew up in Norfolk, Virginia. He is a Liberty University, alumni and received his Bachelors of Science Degree in international business. He also, holds an MBA in International Business from the American Intercontinental University while he was actively engage in Economic Development in Eastern Europe. He founded the International Business Council, in Liberty University, which collaborated with embassies based in Washington D.C. on national development, banking, import/export, global marketing, expatriate sector and global economic integration. Al's curriculum enabled him to study in London, Scotland, Wales and Ireland through an international business environment survey and toured Israel on foreign affairs prerequisite for his college program. Aldous, is a Vic Potter Scholar, sponsored by the Virginia General Assembly through the Project Discovery, program and a VoTech Honor Society alumni.
Mr. Mina has lived in Europe, Pacific Islands and North America, and speaks four languages. In 2005, Al won the privileges of the Old Dominion Model United Nations collegiate chapter, sponsored by the U.N. debating economic development in Albania. Aldous, has escorted the former president of the Republic of the Philippines, Mrs. Corazon Aquino, during her visit at then Randolph Macon Women's College to receive the Pearl S. Buck, honorary award.
In November 2007, Al was nominated to the U.S. Peace Corps, in institutional and economic development and was invited by the Romanian government for 27 months holding a diplomatic stay permit. On May 17, 2010, Aldous organized an economic forum in Iasi, the very first international economic development forum that the city hosted. The Forum was a success and was used to entertain foreign direct investment from the Netherlands, South Africa, United States and Switzerland.
Aldous also worked as a contractor at the World Bank as a financial analyst and has served in the federal government managing the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, sponsored by the White House. Mr. Mina, has been interviewed by CNN, News and Advance and other US based and international news media pertaining to his international business activities and development theories. In 2013, he hosted the World Bank, and explored the labor sector in Eastern Europe. In May 2014, his company entertained the faceconomics effect of social media in today’s world with the International Monetary Fund.
Aldous is a well-known Washington DC based consultant in economic development. He has met with various economic development institutions based in the US capital and have also, promoted trade between the US and foreign trade missions in embassy row. This book was specifically written to improve understanding on the new world market environment.