Cindy Pile is co—coordinator of Traveling with the Turtle: Women’s Spirituality and Peacemaking Program. Through her affiliation with Pace e Bene, she has offered numerous From Violence to Wholeness/Engage workshops across the country. Cindy has worked with Pax Christi, the Nevada Desert Experience and the Catholic Worker movement; she co-founded Magdalene House for homeless women and children. She has also acted as a community organizer for low-income seniors. Cindy is a creator of ritual and leader of prayer; she edited Our Prayers Rise like Incense: Liturgies for Peace. Her spirtual practice integrates meditation with embodied practices such as InterPlay and yoga. Cindy holds a Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School Theology at Berkeley.