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

As the scourge of COVID-19 ravages the country and around the world, I’ve watched our Iowa cases spike drastically. We have over 20,000 new cases in 30 days, campuses are blowing up, 250 more Iowans have died, schools are re opening, and our poor numbers are making national news. I’ve watched carefully for signs that […]

Aug 10