Francisco has been devoted to Dharma teachings and practices since 2003. Thanks to this, he made an unexpected recovery from an accident that left him with permanent chronic pain and disability. Prior to his life-altering accident he was a senior director in the technology industry in San Francisco. At present he is in teacher training at the Insight Meditation Center. Francisco was born in the Dominican Republic, and reared there until emigrating at ten.
His work is informed by: early Buddhism, trauma resolution, serving the underserved, and the Arts (literature, music & dance).