Michael Damian Schroff
Michael Damian Shroff was born and raised in Los Angeles and joined the Peace Corps while a student at UCLA. After serving in Venezuela, he went to Spain en route to France and settled in Spain for 17 years, principally as director of English as a Second Language programs for Spanish executives in major American companies. He recently retired in New York after 16 years administrative assignments at the Rockefeller Foundation. He trained at Harvard and Cornell universities in conflict resolution and has a lifelong interest in world music and the wisdom traditions within Christianity, Islam and Buddhism. He has travelled extensively and is a fool for pannacotta. He lives in New York City.