Joanna Schroeder is a writer, editor and feminist media critic.
She has worked in digital publishing for more than a decade, having served as executive editor of The Good Men Project and senior editor of YourTango, where she currently serves as Managing Editor of the well-respected Experts Program.
A graduate of UCLA's Gender Studies department, she brings a critical eye to the editing and creation of highly-shareable digital content. She is best known for her viral parenting content, which is proudly feminist, anti-racist and progressive.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times and Boston Globe newspapers and in publications such as Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Yahoo, The Huffington Post, Time, Bright Magazine, Kveller, and Vox. She also writes a weekly Substack, Zooming Out.
She is also a lead author of Confronting Conspiracy Theories and Organized Bigotry at Home: A Guide For Parents & Caregivers published in partnership with The Western States Center. Her upcoming book, Talk To Your Boys: 27 Crucial Conversations To Have With Your Tween and Teen Sons, will be available in 2025 via Workman Publishing, co-authored with Christopher Pepper.
Joanna's media appearances include interviews on NPR's Morning Edition, Red Table Talk With Jada Pinkett Smith, CNN with Sara Sidner, Anderson Cooper: Full Circle, CBSN Documentaries by Adam Yamaguchi, BBC News, The Washington Post, NPR's All Things Considered, Today Explained podcast, and CBC News. She was invited by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to participate in The Emancipator's web series 'The Talk' (producers: Deborah Douglas, Amber Payne) which won numerous awards, including 2023 Telly and Edward R. Murrow awards.
She enjoys spending time with her husband of nineteen years, Ivan, and is a very busy mother of three kids ages 5 to 18.
Clips and Highlights
The New York Times
The Boston Globe
Why Your Son Being Friends With A Girl Should Be No Big Deal (Ravishly)
Why Are Surf Magazines Erasing Women? (The Establishment)