Henriëtte Pimentel was a daughter of Nathan Pimentel and Rachel Oppenheimer. In 1926 she became director of the children's home in the Plantage Middenlaan 31. During the war she helped bringing children into hiding, together with Walter Süskind.
R. Fuks-Mansfeld (red.), Joden in Nederland in de twintigste eeuw. Een biografisch woordenboek (Utrecht 2007) 237-238