Aditi Malhotra is an independent journalist based in San Francisco. She writes about education and science with a special focus on diversity and representation. She was a 2017-18 Fellow with The Teacher Project, an education journalism fellowship at Columbia Journalism School. Prior to that, she was a Staff Reporter at The Wall Street Journal in India where she reported on women's rights and safety, local and national politics, culture and technology. Her work has also appeared in Slate, TheAtlantic.com, Bay Nature, Chicago Sun-Times and The Hechinger Report.