Nonpartisan, objective journalism on women, published in the world's leading outlets

The Fuller Story

The Fuller Project is a global team of award-winning journalists reporting on the issues that most impact women in the US and abroad. Our investigations expose injustices, bring new explanation and understanding to issues, and lift up solutions.

We are fact-driven and nonpartisan, focused on reporting the truth about women’s lives and experience. We are journalists guided by our own reporting experiences and evidence about women. We know that women still face large scale, institutional barriers in their countries, at work, and often in their homes, despite their significant contributions to society.

Women still only make up one in four of the people who appear in news. We find their stories, bringing millions of readers The Fuller Story.

We publish in a range of leading media outlets, always endeavoring to broaden the conversation about women. Through our publishing partnerships, we support local newsrooms and  journalism’s vital contribution to an inclusive and strong democracy.

Leading Women Journalists

The Fuller Project is named for Margaret Fuller and in honor of Ida B. Wells-Barnett. The first US female war correspondent, Fuller was editor to Emerson and other transcendentalists. She was the most read person in New England and was a women’s rights activist, inspiring the first wave of US feminism that led to suffrage. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) survived being born into slavery and became one of most important investigative journalists in US history. She investigated over 700 lynchings of black men, women, and children, exposing the practice as racial terrorism. She continued to publish and to speak out against lynching even after an angry mob burned her printing press and threatened her life.

Our Partners and Funders

The Fuller Project is an independent nonprofit journalism organization (501c3). We are funded through the philanthropic support of foundations and individuals, and by commissions from partner outlets. Our foundation funders in 2019 are listed below. We maintain editorial independence in all our work. To read more, please see our Editorial Independence and Integrity Policy.

  • Humanity United
  • Craig Newmark Philanthropies
  • The Compton Foundation
  • European Journalism Centre
  • Preston-Werner Ventures
  • The Resilience Fund
  • Our Secure Future
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Nation Media Group

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