Youssef Ballo is currently a sophomore at Monroe College where he is majoring in Information Technology. He plans to study computer engineering upon completion of his Bachelor's Degree.
At EdLab, Youssef works primarily on Digitization Queue (DigiQ), a project on the digitization of all of Teachers College's historical archives to enhance research opportunities for the entire community. Additionally, he works on supporting patron requests via DocDel and other library projects. Youssef also works on finding and implementing new outreach opportunities for EdLab products such as Vialogues and is creating a series of digital resources on gaming and education.
Youssef plays mens soccer for Monroe College during the season and also plays travel soccer for South Bronx United (SBU). He is a big basketball fan and supports the Miami Heat. He volunteers as a referee for a SBU's recreational program.