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, Colorlines, California Sunday Magazine, Time, CNN, The Atlantic and the Associated Press, among others. She has been a reporting fellow with the International Women's Media Foundation (2016 and 2018) 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.

Dana is available for assignments globally, especially with focus in Denmark, the U.S. and East Africa.