Silvia Araoz grew up in Lima, Peru. She came to the United States in 2013 and graduated in Legal Studies. She serves as Executive Director at Everywhere Hope.
Silvia is currently working at Salt Lake Community College and is involved in different organizations helping immigrants to become American citizens.
She enjoys spending time with her son and family and is very passionate about helping disadvantaged people with language and cultural barriers, looking for social justice, equal opportunities, and access to education.
Otolose Fahina Tavake-Pasi,
Fahina is the Executive Director of the National Tongan American Society since 2003. Her leadership skills have helped to develop programs that provided access to thousands of Pacific Islanders in Utah to healthier lifestyles, increased civic engagement, achieve citizenship, access to higher education, obtain social justice, and promote cultural preservation.
Fahina’s earned degrees include AA in Aeronautics, BA in Sociology, MS in Health Promotion and Education. She has also received dozens of leaderships and achievement awards. She has served on dozens of national, state, regional, local and international board of directors and advisory committees.
She was born in Tatakamotonga, Tonga. Grew up in San Mateo, California, and now resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with her family..
Zeyad Al Mafraji
Zeyad Al Mafraji, had Bachelor degree on business management from Iraq, Certificate of Accounting Clerk from Salt Lake Community College, Case management certificate from University of Utah, Leadership training Certificate from Salt Lake Community College, Married and has four children, two sons and two girls, and four grandchildren, he came to USA, Utah as refugee after he and his family had threatened in Iraq.
Attained high academic honors – including the 2005 ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ at Ensign College, the recipient of the ‘Grant Thornton Graduate Scholarship’ and awarded ‘Graduate Class Distinguished Alumni Award’ from Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Masters in Accountancy
Cyber security Security Certifications
Has always had an interest in the community. During his leisure time, he has contributed his talents and time by volunteering to serve for several community-based organizations. He’s the Principal of the Utah Korean School. He’s also the editor and publisher of the Utah Asian Journal. He’s currently running for the Draper City Council.
Jean Claude Iyamuremye
Jean Claude Iyamuremye I was born in Republic Democratic of Congo on 8/15/1987. When I was about 8 years old my country started experiencing civil wars. This pushed my tribe to leave my country to exile in which I lived in since 1997 till I was able to be ressetleled by United States in 2014. Sadenly I was born in a family of 10 children 8 brothers 2 sisters but 3 passed away because killed by malicious. Other 2 passed because fallen sick when we were into bushes and missed treatments. Luckily now we are live 5. I and other 2 brothers plus our parents we are here in America but our sister and one brother remain back in refugee camp.
Eugene Emenogu received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Texas Southern University, Houston Texas. He worked in accounting, internal auditing, financial analysis and reporting, anti-money laundry and compliance in banking and mortgage industries. He also worked in the mortgage industry as a mortgage broker. He is currently working at uniglobe Financial Services LLC as Senior Tax Accountant where he handles business, individual, trucking and non-profit taxes. Mr. Emenogu is engaged in business consulting services and serves as advisor to business start-ups.