Leah Sills is a former librarian at the Riverdale Country School in Bronx, NY. She holds an M.S. Ed. from the College of New Rochelle and a B.A. from The University of Massachusetts (Amherst). Her father, Stefan Rozenfeld, as well as her grandparents, Abraham and Eugenia Rozenfeld, were rescued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes and received visas #961 and 962 in May of 1940 and later arrived in New York in July of 1940. Leah is a longtime resident of New Rochelle, NY. She is a community activist, serves on two local boards, and participates in the Sills Family Foundation. She is also an outdoor enthusiast.