About Cindy Waitt

Cindy Waitt was born and raised in Sioux City, Iowa. She is an occasional non-fiction writer and artist and the executive director of the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention. With Waitt Institute, she is the executive producer of the award winning documentary "Bully", and the co-executive producer, with Kit Gruelle and Gloria Steinem, of the upcoming documentary "Private Violence". She believes in challenging social norms that accept violence as a part of life.

Recent News

By Cindy Waitt and Dr. Alan Heisterkamp See the piece from Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cindy-waitt/tale-of-two-documentaries_b_8153700.html “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities On September 28th, we’ll be attending the 36th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards  in honor of two very different films that we supported from […]

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