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

“Some things are destined to be — it just takes us a couple of tries to get there.” ― J.R. Ward, Lover Mine This lovely painting of three women came to me in the 1990’s and I remember wondering if that was me and two other women I hadn’t met yet.   It hung in my living room […]

Mar 10