Myra Bard Michaelson serves on the Educational Initiatives Committee of the Sousa Mendes Foundation. She is a graduate of McGill University and the University of British Columbia and has been working as an educator in a private Jewish Day school in Vancouver for the past 30 years. She has been involved in Holocaust education for many years and chaperoned a March of the Living teen group to Poland and Israel several years ago. She uses Joan Halperin’s book My Sister's Eyes and curriculum (co-produced by the Sousa Mendes Foundation) with her Grade Six students in Jewish History studies. She participated in the Foundation's 2019 Journey on the Road to Freedom tour.