Dr. Andrée Lotey holds a Ph.D in French Literature and teaches French language and literature at Université de Montréal. As a professor at Université canadienne en France, she has organized art and literary tours in the Côte d’Azur and Provence regions of France. In addition to numerous newspaper and scholarly articles, she has written a screenplay revolving around Marc Chagall. Thanks to a hidden suitcase, she discovered that her late father, Jacob Lotenberg, was saved by Aristides de Sousa Mendes. She is currently writing a screenplay on this discovery, entitled The Green Suitcase. Dr. Lotey is a former Board Member of the Sousa Mendes Foundation and is a frequent speaker on the Sousa Mendes story.