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

This week, in an act both applauded and widely bemoaned, Mormon leader Kate Kelly was excommunicated by the Mormon Church.  Her sin?  Requesting an equal place in the church for women, of all things.  They (three men in Virginia),  made the decision on Monday, June 23rd, 2014. http://abcnews.go.com/US/mormon-church-excommunicates-kate-kelly-womens-rights-activists/story?id=24264440 For more about this “dangerous revolutionary” above… Kelly, […]

Jun 30