Matilde Simas is an international award-winning photographer and visual storyteller based in Boston. Her work primarily focusses on human rights. Matilde leverages the power of visual storytelling to inform, provoke discussions, and inspire action. She achieves this by public speaking and exhibiting her work in galleries and public spaces.
Matilde's efforts have led to collaborations with many community-based organizations including Freedom for All, Voice of the Free Philippines, ChildVoice Uganda and HAART Kenya. Her work has appeared in the U.S. State Department TIP Report, Kenyan Directory of Service Providers for Trafficking Persons, the Guardian and others. Matilde's photography has been showcased internationally and widely exhibited by various UN agencies. In 2017, Matilde founded Capture Humanity, an organization founded on bringing awareness to human rights issues.