Matilde Simas is a visual storyteller, whose photography straddles the line between fine art and documentary work. Matilde received a BA in Liberal Arts and Science from Suffolk University, attended the Rhode Island School of Design to study digital photography and is currently studying Social Justice at Harvard University.
Partnering with non-profit organizations, Simas has traveled to over 40 countries, bearing witness to the enduring power of the human spirit. Simas is passionate about how photography can be used for social change, how it is essential to storytelling, and enables social change groups and organizations to demonstrate the impact of their projects. Recently she has turned her lens to compelling human trafficking stories and documenting the recovery process of human trafficking survivors in Kenya.