About Francisco Ramirez
Francisco Ramirez holds a Master of Public Health (concentration in sexuality & health) from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health where he was named a Rosenfield Scholar in Sexual and Reproductive Health.
For 20 years, Francisco has dedicated his career to responding to the sexual health and public health needs of diverse communities worldwide. He has led multi-lingual training, education and research efforts for organizations including: the United Nations (UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations), MTV, Planned Parenthood, Durex, Hetrick-Martin Institute, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York Academy of Medicine, and the NAACP.
He is a frequent speaker on sexuality education, sexual violence, and diversity and inclusion. He is co-founder of the newly released sex education app OkaySo and sits on the advisory board of Circle of 6, a sexual assault prevention app with users in 36 countries.
Since 2008 Francisco has offered #FreeSexAdvice, free advice on relationships, sex and dating to passersby in New York City parks.
Francisco also serves as a prominent voice in the media on sexual health issues. He is a regular host and producer at MTV as well as other television networks. His contributions include overseeing production of content for the award-winning MTV Staying Alive campaign and serving as a Global Correspondent for MTV Voices. Francisco is also sought out to create dynamic multimedia content for health education organizations.
In addition, Francisco has been featured in: The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and the Savage LoveCast with Dan Savage.