Barbara Boies is on the Archive team of the Sousa Mendes Foundation. She is completing her MSLIS degree at the Palmer School of Library and Information Science with a dual concentration in Archival Management and Rare Books and Special Collections. She graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in history where the focus of her studies was World War II and the Holocaust. She has over ten years of business and management experience in commercial real estate in New York. Barbara lives with her family in Westchester, NY, where in their spare time, they volunteer with the Miracle League.