Matilde Simas is an American documentary photographer and founder of Capture Humanity based in the Greater Boston area. Her work focuses heavily on the beauty of the human spirit and aims to show the dignity of every subject. Matilde’s travels have brought her around the world, where she examines the theme of human rights and attempts to capture – with the utmost respect and admiration – the resilience of human beings.
Matilde has received numerous awards for her work, including the 2018 IPA and 2017 IPA in the Social Cause category and Culture/ Traditions category. Her fine art prints are part of numerous private and corporate collections, including the African Union, Kenya National Archives at UNODC, and the International Organization for Migration (UN Migration).