Dana Ullman was born in San Francisco and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. She is a New York-based independent photojournalist and writer whose work focuses on humanizing statistics and social issues through storytelling.
Dana's stories have been published by the New York Times, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists & The GroundTruth Project, Foreign Policy Magazine, California Sunday Magazine, The Texas Observer, Time, 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.