Jenny Anderson has been a journalist for more than 20 years, including four years at Institutional Investor magazine, and 10 years at the New York Times. In 2008 she won a Gerald Loeb award for her coverage of Merrill Lynch leading up to the financial crisis. In 2010, after nearly 10 years of covering Wall Street, the New York Times put her on the education beat and she loved it. She wrote a book about marriage and behavioural economics called It's not you, it's the dishes which won a Books for a Better Life award in 2011.
In 2015 she joined Quartz as a reporter, creating two "obsessions": the Science of Learning and the Art of Parenting. She is married with two zany daughters and lives in London.