Yousef Abu-Salah, Technology Lead

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Yousef Abu-Salah is a junior James Patterson Scholar at Vanderbilt University, where he majors in computer science and cognitive science. He works as a technology lead at the Stennis Center for Public Service, where he develops technological extensions for the Stennis Center to expand the promotion of ideals of public service and youth engagement. With the hopes of enacting social change through technology, Yousef is pursuing his vision by creating websites and other technological influences to help spur the next generation to dedicate their lives to helping one another.

Yousef is the founder and president of Complecto, which is a nonprofit that is dedicated to improving Mississippi’s historically-low technical literacy rates and computer-science education standards through directed programs, hackathons, and curriculum. As of February 2021, over ten Mississippi schools have improved tremendously with Complecto’s aid, and Complecto has plans to design a social network for Mississippi people of color to allow students to connect with Mississippi alumni across the nation for networking building with over 50 colleges represented and 400 students registered. Yousef has also aided various nonprofits with both in-state and out-of-state with his technological expertise through software-engineering and product management, internships including Save the Children, the Emmett Till Interpretive Center, etc. On campus, he advocates for his native Palestine as president and founder of the Dores in Solidarity with Palestine organization, explores his love of technological impact as vice-president of Vanderbilt’s Technology and Society Organization, and aids new students as a first-year resident advisor.

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Yousef Abu-Salah is a junior James Patterson Scholar at Vanderbilt University, where he majors in computer science and cognitive science. He works as a technology lead at the Stennis Center for Public Service, where he develops technological extensions for the Stennis Center to expand the promotion of ideals of public service and youth engagement. With the hopes of enacting social change through technology, Yousef is pursuing his vision by creating websites and other technological influences to help spur the next generation to dedicate their lives to helping one another.

Yousef is the founder and president of Complecto, which is a nonprofit that is dedicated to improving Mississippi’s historically-low technical literacy rates and computer-science education standards through directed programs, hackathons, and curriculum. As of February 2021, over ten Mississippi schools have improved tremendously with Complecto’s aid, and Complecto has plans to design a social network for Mississippi people of color to allow students to connect with Mississippi alumni across the nation for networking building with over 50 colleges represented and 400 students registered. Yousef has also aided various nonprofits with both in-state and out-of-state with his technological expertise through software-engineering and product management, internships including Save the Children, the Emmett Till Interpretive Center, etc. On campus, he advocates for his native Palestine as president and founder of the Dores in Solidarity with Palestine organization, explores his love of technological impact as vice-president of Vanderbilt’s Technology and Society Organization, and aids new students as a first-year resident advisor.

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One Research Boulevard, Suite 104, Starkville, MS 39759

(662) 325-8409 • Fax (662) 325-8623

201 Mass. Avenue, NE, Suite C-7, Washington, DC 20002 

(202) 546-1837 • Fax (202) 546-3841