Cindy Wolfe Boynton is a writer, teacher, empowerer and justice seeker. President of the Connecticut chapter of the National Organization for Women and the 2018 Democratic candidate for Connecticut’s 117th District State House of Representative seat, she is a political activist and feminist organizer, as well as an award-winning journalist, playwright and college professor. Her background includes more than 15 years as a regular correspondent for The New York Times and nine years as the editor of Better Health magazine. An author of two books of non-fiction, Cindy is also the author and producer of two one-woman plays that both made their premieres in Manhattan, just steps off Broadway on 42nd Street. An English, Journalism and Communications professor, Cindy teaches at the Yale School of Medicine, University of New Haven, Quinnipiac University, Housatonic Community College, and the Paier College of Art. She is also owner/operator of the spooktacularly fun Spirits of Milford Ghost Walks.
In 2019, she was invited to become a member of the State of Connecticut’s 2020 Suffrage Centennial Celebration Committee, as well as to sit on the Steering Committee of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls.