Ginger O’Donnell is currently working on a nonfiction book project related to race and education while volunteering at social justice organizations in her native Saint Louis community. She is the former assistant editor of INSIGHT Into Diversity and DiversityIS, two national publications focused on diversity and inclusion in higher education and K-12 education, respectively. Previously, she was a freelance writer and teacher. She taught a variety of subjects, including creative writing, American Literature, and musical theater history and literature at Grand Center Arts Academy in Saint Louis, Missouri. At The Chicago High School for the Arts, she taught dance history and musical theater history. Meanwhile, she taught humanities at UNO Rogers Park High School. She has an MAT in Communication Arts from Webster University and a B.A. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University, during which she studied French theater and translation in Arles, France, translating a French play called Illusions Comiques.