Francisco Ramirez, MPH - Speaker & Consultant
Francisco Ramirez, MPH
Award-winning keynote speaker and consultant on sexual health, sexual respect, and diversity and inclusion
■ Delivering engaging and actionable presentations to students, parents, and professionals
■ Designing innovative solutions to challenges in sexual health, sexual respect, diversity and inclusion
■ Helping companies and institutions build a more equitable workplace and community
INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS to modern problems.
Francisco Ramirez is a keynote speaker, tech founder, and media host. He holds a Master of Public Health, with a concentration in sexuality, from Columbia University and has consulted on sexual health and diversity in more than a dozen countries for the United Nations since 2005. He lectures internationally on: sexual respect & consent, sexual pleasure, innovative approaches to sexual health, and how to talk to children, partners and patients about sex. He also serves as producer and on-air host at MTV and NPR, and is co-creator, producer and co-host of “Sex Probz,” a docu-series for New York Magazine.
He recently released OkaySo, a smartphone app aimed at giving young people free access to sexperts, 24/7. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Education & Training at Planned Parenthood of New York City. Notably, since 2008, he has put out two chairs and a sign that says “Free Sex Advice,” giving free sex & dating advice to passersby in New York City parks and subways.
dynamic presentations that make an impact.
Francisco offers interactive, engaging talks for students, parents, and professionals. His talks offer:
■ An inclusive, evidence-informed approach to sexual health sexual respect, diversity and equity
■ Practical takeaways and solutions that work
■ Interactive exercises, tested with target audiences
topics for every audience.
Francisco offers a variety of talks on themes including: consent, sexual health, respect & diversity, and more.
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Television, radio, and digital content that gets noticed.
Francisco frequently hosts and produces content for television, radio, and digital media. He has hosted, and created content, for MTV, National Public Radio (NPR), New York Magazine, and he recently won a CINE Golden Eagle Award for his educational videos on sexual health and sexually transmitted infections. Additionally, he has been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal for his work in the field of sexual health and innovation.
watch “SEx probz” on new york magazine & THe cut
Episode 3: I’m Kinky and Broke.
Episode 2: I Want to Keep My LDR Sexy.
Episode 1: I’m Disabled. How Do I Make My Sex Life Amazing?
CNN's "This is Sex" with Lisa Ling
Speaking with Lisa Ling on the state of sex ed
after the premiere of CNN's "This is Sex."
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NPR Feature Story:
"What Does the Dance Floor Mean to You?"
Francisco Ramirez and Jasmine Garsd visited Queens, N.Y., to celebrate gay Latinx pride and remember the 49 lives lost at the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando.
The attack hit a place that is practically sacred for Latinxs, and especially members of the LGBT community: the dance floor. For this episode, we collect stories of love, hope, freedom and joy on the dance floor. Listen below, or see the full story.
Since 2008, Francisco has put out a sign that says “Free Advice on Relationships, Sex & Dating” in New York City parks, streets and subway platforms.
New Yorkers line up and ask any question about:
sex + sexuality
hooking up etiquette
handling the E's & F's (emotions + feelings)
dating + relationship dramas
sexual health & safer sex in the real world
confessing "dirty little truths"
navigating Facebook wars, Tinder, OKC, and sexting
People of all backgrounds and circumstances are welcome in the #FreeSexAdvice chair.
Best of all, no tips are requested or accepted.
With a solid public health background and years of global experience in education, training, research, and media, Francisco is regularly hired as a consultant in the following areas:
Public Health and Sexual & Reproductive Health
- Facilitating trainings, workshops, retreats on: strategic planning, needs assessments, program planning
- Designing, implementing & evaluating innovative sexual and reproductive health programs
- Creating sexual health curricula for classrooms & e-courses
- Consultations on sexuality- and health-related projects, products and campaigns
- Authoring and reviewing sexual- and health-related policies
- Designing & conducting research efforts (qualitative, quantitative, focus groups, difficult to reach populations)
- Hosting media and live events on television, radio and in new media
- Designing transmedia projects (including mobile apps, interactive websites, multimedia campaigns)
- Television and media production, including: conceptualization, production, directing, scripting, hosting and casting
- Career coaching & advice on for established and aspiring sexuality educators