Dana Ullman was born in San Francisco and grew up on the West Coast. She is an independent photojournalist and writer, currently New York-based, whose work focuses on humanizing statistics and social issues through storytelling.
Dana's stories and photos have been published by the New York Times, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists & The GroundTruth Project, Foreign Policy, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, California Sunday Magazine, The Texas Observer, Time.com, CNN, The Atlantic and the Associated Press, among others. She has been a reporting fellow with the International Women's Media Foundation (2016, 2018 + 2019) and the International Center for Journalists (2015), as well as received a Puffin Foundation Grant (2014) for "Another Kind of Prison", which documents life after prison for women in the USA. She is a member of Wonderful Machine.
Dana is available for assignments globally, particularly East Africa and Scandinavia. Currently, Dana is especially focused on transnational stories in the United States and Mexico.