Dana Ullman is New York-based photojournalist, writer and visual storyteller with an investigative reporting bent, reporting on labor, land and human rights issues in her community as well as internationally.
From reporting on foreign development and land rights issues throughout East Africa to human rights issues for transnational workers across North America, Dana is committed to underreported stories that are told with dignity.
Dana's work has appeared in the New York Times, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists & The Ground Truth Project, Foreign Policy, Bloomberg, California Sunday Magazine, The Texas Observer, among many others. She has been a reporting fellow and grantee with the International Women's Media Foundation (2016, 2018 + 2019), USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Journalism (2021) 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 US.
Dana’s work has been recognized by the International Labour Organization and National Press Photographers Association and has been used in campaigns to raise awareness about labor trafficking and child trafficking by Polaris and UN Women.
She is a member of the National Press Photographers Association and Women Photograph.
Dana is HEFAT trained and holds a degree in Journalism from San Francisco State University, as well as a certificate in photojournalism from the Danish School of Journalism. She’s frequently traveling across the North America documenting labor migration experiences but available for assignments internationally, particularly throughout East Africa and Scandinavia.