Matilde Simas

Photographer Matilde Simas

Matilde Simas is a photographer from Boston, MA. Interested in the intersection of art, audience engagement and social change, Matilde leverages the power of visual storytelling to inform, provoke discussions, and inspire action. Her work on human trafficking has been widely exhibited by various UN agencies. Beyond photography, Matilde is passionate about volunteering and traveling.  When she doesn’t have a camera in her hands, it’s probably because she’s planning her next journey.

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Many of Matilde’s beautiful images appear throughout World Footprints on these articles:

Saving a Species: Palm Oil, Orangutans, and the Leuser Ecosystem

Human Trafficking in Kenya: A Nonprofit Takes Aim

Bringing Mobility and Hope to the Philippines

A look through the lens of a humanitarian photographer

Radio Shows featuring Matilde Simas

Photo by Matilde Simas is s included in the “State of the World” Exhibition. It focuses on bringing uncensored news, directly from photographers witnessing events with the guarantee that they are not manipulated by the mainstream media or sensationalized for profit.

Pictures of Humanity, Traveling Through Depression

On this show World Footprints discusses the power of travel to generate social change and heal depression with two amazing guests. Matilde Simas is an award-winning documentary photographer who uses her gifts to generate social change. Her work focuses on human rights, people affected by trauma, and endangered ecosystems. In … Read more  

The World Experiences Humanity