John Pinter Visits Mexico on YLAI Reverse Exchange

Recently, John Pinter, a well-known local and national consultant and Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) mentor, traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico to participate in a reverse exchange with YLAI Fellow Germán Santillan Ugarte (right, left photo) of Oaxacanita Chocolate. Throughout the duration of the exchange, Pinter had a variety of experiences, including meeting with Roberta Jacobson, the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (left), teaching a class for local entrepreneurs on ways to start and lead a successful business (right), and visiting with various sites and local workers associated with Oaxacanita Chocolate. The company and Santillan did an excellent job of documenting the entire exciting experience on their Facebook Learn more about YLAI at