Youssef Edward Morqs is from Egypt. He holds a postgraduate diploma in learning and teaching and a Bachelor of Arts from the psychology department from Helwan University, Egypt. Youssef is deputy manager of the Forum for Intercultural Dialogue Programs and manager of the Media Professionals Programs at the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services.

From 2001-2008 he taught psychology in several Egyptian high schools.

Youssef is a social media activist promoting peace, coexistence and interreligious dialogue. He participated in several seminars and conferences, including KAICIID’s Social Media as a Space for Interreligious Dialogue initiative. He is committed to intercultural dialogue and breaking barriers between groups in conflict, reinforcing citizenship, acceptance of diversity and interreligious dialogue.