Danielle Dreilinger is an independent journalist writing a book about the surprising feminist history of home economics, to be published in 2021 by W. W. Norton. For five years, she covered New Orleans’ contentious charter school revolution for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Before moving to Louisiana, she produced WGBH’s local news website and wrote for the Boston Globe about gentrification, diversity, politics and features. She began her career covering the arts for several outlets, including No Depression magazine and WBUR, where she was part of the team that won the station’s first Online Journalism Award. Danielle was named best features writer by the Louisiana Press Association in 2017 and was a 2018 Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan.